Zeynab Mohamed, who is a seventh-grade student at Johnson Junior High, was selected as Laramie County School District 1’s Student of the Week for the week of Dec. 9.
Fluent in English, Somali and Arabic, Mohamed enjoys playing basketball and volleyball. In her free time, she writes and practices calligraphy.
According to the nominating committee, Mohamed is a very outspoken and kind individual. She is eager to help others and defends her peers if necessary. Additionally, she has a talent for bringing people together.
Johnson teachers said Mohamed puts forth her best effort on assignments and goes the extra mile. Mohamed is highly ambitious, kind, upstanding, respectful and well-spoken. They added she is eager to learn and is always one of the first to volunteer and participate in class.
In the future, Mohamed’s plans include training to become a doctor, an engineer or a pilot.
“She has the potential and drive to become an amazing leader,” Principal Brian Cox said.