Chapter 595 – Montgomery High School
Adviser Susan Farkas
Fiona Sweet is a senior at Montgomery High School in Santa Rosa, California where she is the President of her CSF Chapter. When she is not blogging about life in quarantine (“Quaranteens: Teens’ Perspectives on the COVID-19 Crisis”), or writing in her high school’s newspaper, she can be found playing Volleyball, Badminton, or running Cross Country. Active on campus, she participates in many activities including working as a Link Crew Leader, School Musical, Montgomery Mock Trial Club, Writing Club, Junior States of America, Mandarin Club, Mathleagues, Global Student Club, and Singing in the Chamber Singers and Concert Choir and she even got to sing at Carnegie Hall.
Her CSF Adviser, Susan Farkas, comments that “Though she is aware of her own intelligence, as demonstrated by her willingness to challenge herself with International Baccalaureate courses and extracurricular activities, she has an air of modesty about her that makes her approachable, and she is well-liked among her classmates.”
Fiona mentions that she enjoyed this past summer and fall when she worked on President Biden and the DNC’s 2020 Victory Texting Campaign as a Texter and Text Moderator.
Andrew Johnston talks about Fiona’s blogging experience, “She has started her own blog and writes frequently on politics and other subjects of interest to her. Not content with merely broadcasting her own opinions, Fiona has recruited other young people to write of their own experiences on her blog.”
In the fall, Fiona plans to attend UCLA and major in Global Studies and International Relations.