Mariacristina is a freshman at Julia R. Masterman High School. She joined the program for 3 reasons: 1) she has read about the four pillars of the OAS (“democracy, development, security, and human rights'') and they resonate with her but wants to explore them in more depth relating to South America. 2) she is interested in improving writing/public speaking skills and 3) Spanish is favorite subject and wants to learn more in the field. Outside of school she is an avid ballerina, is in chess club, and is a library aide.
Fall 2022 Penn Model OAS Participant