Arwa Mokdad

Arwa Mokdad 2018 Scholar, Mercer Island High School

"Change is happening all over the globe, and I want to be a part of that movement toward justice and equality for all…. Through vigor and an optimistic outlook, mountains can be moved."

Update: Rising freshman, University of Washington

High School Activities and Volunteer Work:

  • Member, Mercer Island Teen Advisory Board
  • Organizer, community event, “Faces Beyond the Ban,” a panel of immigrants from banned countries who discussed their culture and history
  • Fundraiser, Yemen Relief and Reconstruction Foundation
  • Officer, MIHS Gender Equality Club
  • Vice President, MIHS International Club
  • Member, MIHS ACLU Club
  • Co-president, MIHS Amnesty International Club
  • Co-president, MIHS Stay Woke Club

In her own words (from the 2018 Award Ceremony):

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