Maple Grove Senior High senior Tristana Tatur loves helping kids grow in school and hockey. Read more about Prep Elite: Maple Grove Senior High's Tristana Tatur is Already Giving Back to the Next Generation
Providence Academy senior Austin DeSmet has Osgood-Schlatter disease, which has inspired him to become a doctor. Read more about Prep Elite: Personal Experience Inspires Providence Academy's Austin DeSmet's Doctoral Aspirations
Parnassus Preparatory School senior Albertline Solo has become a top student by working hard and dreaming big. Read more about Prep Elite: Albertline Solo is One of Parnassus Prep's 'Most Driven and Motivated Students'
Wayzata High School's Kevin Zhang is a standout student for what he does inside and outside of the classroom. Read more about Prep Elite: Wayzata High School's Kevin Zhang Says DECA Made Him a 'Better Leader and a Better Person'
Providence Academy's Monica Rampetsreiter is on the National Honor Society, a varsity athlete and a multi-instrumentalist. And with all her free time, she volunteers. Read more about Prep Elite: Monica Rampetsreiter is 'Everything One Could Hope for in a Student'
What causes a young person to excel? What internal messages do they feed themself? How do they balance all the activities they are asked to juggle? What goes through their mind?
Each year we feature leading high school seniors in our area. This year, we get to know five of them, up close and personal.
The secret to my success:
I don’t really have a secret. It boils down to prioritization, staying focused, determination and hard work. Read more about Prep Elite: Fab Five