Roselyn ROmero 2017-18 CSF Michelson Award RecipientCongratulations, Roselyn! Thank you for sharing a little about yourself.

I currently attend Channel Islands High School in Oxnard, CA. I am a valedictorian candidate and have previously served as the Vice President and Class Representative of my chapter’s CSF. I have yet to commit to a university, but my first-choice is the University of Southern California, where I plan on majoring in broadcast journalism and minoring in political science. As for vocational goals, I aim to work for CNN as a political reporter and news analyst.

In my application essay, I wrote about how I started a blog to share my experiences with depression and anxiety disorder, which I was diagnosed with when I was just 14 years old. My blog helps over 100 monthly readers cope with their own mental health challenges and has been my way of serving those in need on a global scale. In addition, as an active CSF member, I have discovered many more outlets to help the people in my community through school cleanups, donating socks to local homeless shelters, singing Christmas carols to the elderly at a convalescent home, and writing letters to the troops serving our nation.