Erica Steer, a 17-year-old from Pennsauken, N.J., is a senior at Woodrow Wilson High School in Camden. Originally from Jamaica, she lives with both her mother and two older sisters.
Her friends describe her as busy, nerdy, and very athletic. She describes herself as a dedicated person in both school and out. Her aim in life is to chase her goals and become a better citizen in general.
In school, Erica portrays leadership skills in various situations. She is president of the National Honor Society, president of student government, captain of the tennis team, and captain of her JROTC program. Her other school activities include the bible club, track, and volleyball. Additionally, she attends a program with her top choice college, Rutgers University.
She also portrays leaderships skills in her community by volunteering with the Ronald McDonald House and Cathedral Kitchen in Camden.
Erica’s favorite subject is biology and she wants to major in nursing in the future. She aspires to acquire better writing skills and confidence during the Acel Moore High School Journalism Workshop, because she understands the importance of having a strong background in writing for any career choice. Overall, Erica is a dedicated person who stays close to her roots and is involved in making her community and world a better place.