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Kalen Oliveira

 
Grade entered Lakeview: K4

Honors or awards received while at Lakeview:
  • Head of School List every semester
  • AP Scholar with Distinction
  • GHP Finalist
List any offices, clubs, honor societies in which you were a member in the Upper School.
  • Computer Science Honor Society
  • Robotics
Other programs in which participated and awards or recognition received:
Robotics (10-12), Dean’s List Nominee

What is your biggest academic accomplishment and why?
My biggest academic accomplishment was easily my admission into the Georgia Governor’s Honors Program. This is such a big deal to me because I am the first student from lakeview to enter the program’s engineering department. I was also asked to compete against the best engineering students in Georgia when I had no such experience with the field. I spent hours each night for four months building and learning a great deal about electrical engineering and then building projects from my newly found knowledge. I can’t believe it payed off.

Teacher, coach or staff member at Lakeview who has made the biggest impact on you:
Easily Mr. Lovell. He made me welcome to the school’s robotics team, where most of my friends came from. He was also the teacher that believed in me enough to endorse me for the Governor’s Honors Program. That made Mikhail’s influence in my life huge because that program completely changed my life and the course of my education.

Did you participate in anything outside of Lakeview?
Sprint Kayaking. It took me into competitions all over the United States, and even outside of it. It was an experience almost no one will ever have. I was even the fastest sprinter in my age group in the entire United States one time.

College you will attend in the fall: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

College degree or area of study: Aerospace Engineering

Other than college, do you have any other plans after high school?
Well, I have always liked to put things in the sky, so I am probably going to keep that up. I want to end up as a rocket scientist or help design a new plane. I just like to make things fly.


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  • Erin Taylor
    Kalen, I remember your love for trains when you were in PreK and your super cool train room! I wish you the best and know you'll do great things! -Mrs. Taylor
  • Kristi Baer
    I have loved being a part of your Lakeview journey, Kalen! From 2nd grade all the way through 5th grade science. Your talent,intelligence and kindness will carry you wherever you want to go in life! Love, Mrs. Baer
  • Lisa Wilkins
    Congratulations Kalen! Good luck on your future endeavors! The best is yet to come! -Mrs. Wilkins
  • Gretchen Plummer
    Congratulations Kalen! Best of wishes for you at Embry-Riddle!
  • Megan White
    Kalen, how is it possible that you're already graduating?! It doesn't seem like that long ago that I had you in third grade! ;) You are a talented young man, and I can't wait to see all that you will accomplish! -Mrs. White
  • Jenna Blackwell
    Congrats Kalen! I wish you much success in the future! -Mrs. Blackwell
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