12th grader Annette Malcolm was recently named Student of the Week at Brooklyn High School for the Week of September 24th – 28th. Annette serves as President of Key Club and was nominated by Language Arts teacher Jamie Barber for displaying determination and initiative in her efforts to increase involvement by fellow students in the school organization. Those efforts included heavily promoting the event throughout the school building and purchasing food and refreshments for students in attendance to enjoy. Annette’s hard work paid off as over thirty-students attended the most recent Key Club meeting! In addition to Key Club, Annette is a member of the stage crew which helps to create sets for the drama club, and competes in the 100-meter dash, discus and shot-put events as a member of the Track and Field team.
Annette also attends Polaris Career Center where she is enrolled in the Criminal Justice Program and serves as a Student Ambassador, an impressive honor which is given to students who possess a GPA of 3.0 or higher, strong attendance record and recommendation from a teacher. As part of her responsibilities as a student ambassador, Annette shares about the program and the many learning opportunities at Polaris Career Center both on social media and at in-school events such as parent-teacher conferences and Open House. Annette’s post-graduation plans include obtaining a four-year degree in International Business or Social Work, and has applied at The Ohio State University, Kent State University and University of Cincinnati. During that time, she hopes to pursue opportunities such as the Peace Corps. that involve studying abroad and helping others. Annette’s career goals include working as a professional counselor and eventually opening her own event planning business. The Brooklyn City Schools congratulate Annette Malcolm on being named BHS Student of the Week and for demonstrating ‘Hurricane Pride’ in her work.