Caeshia "Keshia" S.

Determined, Artistic, Passionate

All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. 

-Walt Disney

 

BIOGRAPHY

Now in her 6th year in the 49ers STEM Leadership Institute (SLI), Keshia has learned valuable skills through various competitions such as Tech Challenge, World of 7 Billion, and Exploravision. Aside from academic life, Keshia enjoys actively serving at her church as a youth leader in the children’s ministry. In 2019, she volunteered at Santee Elementary School to help refurbish the campus, and she has continued giving back to her community by regularly distributing resources to local homeless camps.
 
Keshia has furthered her leadership skills in school by serving as Publicist for Ignite Christian Club, Acts of Random Kindness, and Association of Urban Dancers, in addition to being Co-President of Filmmakers Club. With a love for dance, Keshia has cheered on the Spirit Squad as a member of her school’s Dance Team since freshman year, while also being on Syndikidz, a professional youth team in the Bay Area. Having a strong passion for the arts, Keshia also enjoys video editing, singing, and playing the ukulele and guitar. She has taught herself industry-standard programs such as After Effects and Blender with the hopes of working in the film industry as a Visual Effects Artist for Marvel Studios.
The 49ers STEM Leadership Institute (49ers SLI) provides multi-year, year-round academic support, STEM enrichment, skills training, and leadership opportunities to students in middle and high school. Students, who are with the program for six years from 7th through 12th grade, commit annually to 300+ hours of program learning time in addition to their typical school hours. By cultivating student mastery in STEM subjects and in key skill areas, the program prepares students for college and empowers them to pursue their passions; so that they may become the well-rounded leaders of the future. The 49ers STEM Leadership Institute is made possible by the strong partnership between Silicon Valley Education Foundation, 49ers Foundation, Chevron, and the Santa Clara Unified School District.

Special Thanks To...

49ers SLI students Danielle B, Stephanie K, & Jennifer L for designing and building this website in 2019.

49ers SLI student Aribah H for editing all headshot photos for this website.

Communications Team Danielle B, Dana C, Aribah H, Halle K, Stephanie K, Jennifer L for editing content and building pages for the 2021 Seniors.

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