Despite personal family experiences and a slow start in school, Shahem worked hard to improve his GPA. Shahem accepted the challenge of the rigorous courses and completed three (3) AP classes. Shahem has received various Honor Roll awards and was elected Class President. Well prepared for the Health Professionals Recruitment & Exposure Program, he asked thought provoking questions and actively participated in hands on sessions involving clinical skills and reasoning. Shahem has applied to Johns Hopkins University and University of Maryland College Park and plans to major in Biology and then attend medical school to become a Doctor.