Warda S. was a Geaux Jobs In School Youth Work Experience program while completing her senior year. She worked as an office assistant providing services to her school's administration. Warda served as her class's Salutatorian, graduating Summa Cum Laude with a 4.3 GPA. She scored a 26 on the ACT, was a member of the Beta Club, Yearbook Staff, and engaged in many other school activities.. Warda will attend Baton Rouge Community College, pursuing an education in the medical field. After completing two years, she will then transfer to LSU to earn her Bachelor's Degree in Biology and Nursing. She plans to further her education and become a Physician Assistant. Warda has been determined eligible for TOPS, Pell Grant, and anticipates other scholarships.
As an in-school youth with no work experience, Warda gained skills in communication, computer-based designs, and special programs that will help her in the future and prepare her for jobs in the real world. She may not have had an opportunity like this without Geaux Jobs.