Abani Neferkara, Lincoln's November Student of the Month

Posted on: Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Abani Neferkara In His Own Words

- Name: Abani Neferkara
- Age: 17
- Family: Pamela Neferkara, Mother
- Year at Lincoln: Senior year
- Activities at Lincoln: Co-President of Brothers of Color club, Track & Field, Founder and Co-President of Biology club, National Honors Society, Co-ed Rec. Soccer
- Involvement in the community outside school (church, volunteer organizations, youth, music, sports, etc.): CYO Recreational league basketball
- Plans for the future...education, career: Attend college in the fall of 2020 and major in molecular biology with the goal of pursuing a career in research
- Who's your biggest role model? My mother has by far been the biggest role model and inspiration for me. Watching her strive to meet her own goals and forge her career has been very influential to me
- What drives you to succeed? I want to become a person who measures up to the legacy of hard work, perseverance, and love left by my grandma and grandpa. Now my mom has established her career in marketing, allowing her to offer me many more opportunities than my grandparents could have imagined, and I want to build on that hard work and continue the legacy. 
- What would be one area of our community you would like to see improvement? Inclusiveness and diversity

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