This past June, Sachem High School North junior Solbright Llivicura attended the National Leadership Academies’ prestigious Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Boston.
Students selected to attend the conference are recommended by their teacher or guidance counselor for leadership ability, academic achievement and dedication to science and related fields while also holding a GPA of 3.25 or above.
The three-day conference included numerous invigorating medical seminars, which explored topics such as genetics, biomedical engineering, nanotechnology, regenerative medicine, real-time brain imaging and the advancement of modern medicine, led by world-renowned scientists and leaders in medicine. Speakers included winners of the Nobel Prize, award-winning young inventors and prominent medical school deans.
“It was an eye-opening experience, I loved it,” Solbright said. “I had the opportunity to meet people from across the country and gain excellent insight on ways to succeed in the future.”
Solbright is enrolled in Advanced Placement Statistics and is an integral member of several clubs, including the Cultural Club, Leos Club, Making Connections Club, Robinhood Club and the STEM Club.