Success Stories

Our kids are growing up! Here you can read about their YDO backgrounds and new endeavors.

Nelly Alba

TFA Fellow, Posse Scholar, Hamilton '16, NDCR '12
11 Years with YDO
Journalism, Theatre, Study Abroad, Victorious Writers, YDO Summer Staff

Posse Scholar returns to Lawrence

Gladys Gitau

Whitman College '16, LHS '12
8 Years with YDO
Math Games, Youth CITIES, What's Good in the Hood, YDO Summer Staff

Making the most of opportunities

Christian Grullon

Red Pine Scholar, Senior at UMass Amherst, CCHS '13
10 Years with YDO
Math Games, MIT STEM, YDO Summer Staff, YDO Intern

Developer in the making

Xin Wen

Jack Kent Cooke Scholar, Soph. at Cornell, PA '15
9 Years with YDO
MIT STEM, Science Olympiad, Ceramics Instructor, YDO Summer Staff

A future in science & design

Jazmine Mateo

Junior at Salem State University, LHS '14
5 Years with YDO
Performing Project, Youth CITIES, YDO Mentor, YDO Summer Staff

Opportunities made me stronger

Miqueas Webb

Architecture Student at Wentworth, Whittier Tech '13
10 Years with YDO
Math Games, Oceanography, DESIGNCAMP, YDO Summer Staff

Even the shy thrive at YDO