MEET OUR SCHOLARS - CLASS OF 2023
CAMILLE MORTON (SHE/HER/HERS)
Interact and Rotary Club / Geneva
Hi, My name is Camille. I love to travel and I love STEM. My favorite classes are the sciences, areo space and engineering and computer science. I have lived in France and Switzerland.
NATASHA ZETTLER (SHE/HER/HERS)
Hi! My name is Natasha Zettler and I love to camp, swim, and be with my friends. I am a part of Edina Student Council as well as Edina Girls Swim and Dive! I am super exited to be a part of this program as I love to travel, and this will give me a broader view of where I am traveling to make me a better global citizen.
EMMA RAPALLINI (SHE/HER/HERS)
Study Abroad in Italy 2019 and Model UN
My name is Emma, I am a student at Edina High School and avid learner excited to grow my global knowledge. I play lacrosse and soccer through edina, as well as participate in multiple school clubs, and take part in the business section within Whigrean/Yearbook. Some of my favorite things to do are travel with my family, go hiking, learn new things about different cultures, and enjoy a good meal:)
JOELY EMERSON (SHE/HER/HERS)
Outside of school, Joely is very involved in the Edina Hornets community competing in basketball and track. She is passionate about travel and forming global connections. The summer of 2019 she explored Peru with EHS and is looking forward to a similar experience going to Spain in 2022.
ABID HASAN (HE/HIM/HIS)
Hi! My name is Abid Hasan and I am a junior this year. My favorite school subject is science because I enjoy learning about the world around me. Outside of school, I enjoy playing tennis and am a part of Model UN. I am excited to be a part of the Global Scholars Program as I love learning about other countries and their cultures!
GRETA KEREKES (SHE/HER/HERS)
STEM, Fine Arts, and Humanities Pathways
Hello! My name is Greta Kerekes. I've always had a strong passion for learning, and even more so through a global lens- which is why I love this program! I'm a level 10 competitive gymnast but also love to walk the lakes, revolve plans around coffee, and spend some quality time with my friends and family.
EMILY LEUNG (SHE/HER/HERS)
STEM and Fine Arts Pathways
Cantonese and Mandarin
Volunteering in Hong Kong 2019 and Model UN
Hi! My name is Emily Leung and I am beyond excited to have the opportunity to become a global scholar. With Edina, I am a part of Model UN and Girls United. I am also a member of the band program at school and through Minnesota Junior Winds. Outside of school, I participate in Chinese dance and spend my summers in Hong Kong which has allowed me to learn more about my culture and share it with others. Some of my favorite hobbies are traveling, spending time with my friends, and trying new foods. I am looking forward to becoming a global citizen and learning about different cultures all over the world!
ROWAN UNGERMAN (SHE/HER/HERS)
Fine Arts Pathway
Hi, my name is Rowan. Outside of school, I love swimming competitively, volunteering, playing the cello in the Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphony, and traveling. My favorite school subjects are science, french, orchestra, and english, and I enjoy participating in a few clubs around EHS. I am very excited to be a part of the Global Scholars program during my last years at EHS and look forward to learning about other cultures and meeting new people!
ELODIE JONES (SHE/HER/HERS)
British Virgin Islands 2021
Hi! I'm Elodie. I love to swim, travel, bake, get creative, and hang with my friends. I've been apart of Edina High School Girls' Swim and Dive and I row competitively on the Twin Cities Youth Rowing Club. I'm also an entrepreneur and run a small business called ElodieBirdCo. I'm super excited to be a part of this program, diversify my view as a global citizen, and explore more of the world!
BELLA AVILA (SHE/HER/HERS)
Hi! My name is Bella Avila and I am a junior at Edina High School. I am passionate about the various branches of human knowledge, behaviors, and values which is why I chose to pursue the Humanities pathway. I come from a Puerto Rican and Persian background and have always loved becoming well versed in different cultural traditions and history. Within the school, I am involved in Model UN, Girls United, Hornet Mentors, Varsity Hornettes, and the Dance team! Outside of school, I love to travel with my family, read, and spend time with friends. I am very excited to become well versed in different cultures through being a part of this program!