1998 Scholar Profiles

Sara Whetstone

  • Hometown:
    Palo Alto, CA
  • High School:
    Palo Alto HS
  • College:
    Brown University
  • College Major:
    Community Health

Graduating at the top of her class at Palo Alto High School in Palo Alto, California, Sara Whetstone also developed strong leadership skills in the community. She served as president of the Palo Alto Youth Council, a group that represents the concerns of young people to the municipal government and advises them on relevant issues During the past three summers, Sara has taught at Summerbridge, a program to help underprivileged youth attend college preparatory high schools. After school, Sara volunteered in the Pain Management Center and the Radiation Oncology Department at Stanford Hospital. These experiences, among others, fostered her interest in a career in medicine. Sara, currently enrolled at Brown University, plans to major in Public Health and Education. Her goal is to serve her community as a pediatrician and improve the health of children, families and communities in low-income areas, thus enabling them to learn without being hindered by chronic medical problems."

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