Nya lives at home with her mother and two younger siblings in Gardenia Village, a small rural community outside of Belize City.

The Bible verse that motivates her each day is from Philippians 4:13, “ I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.”

Nya did very well in ninth grade. She is an honor roll student. She continues to excel in math and all her other subjects. She has been promoted to tenth grade and remains on honor roll.

Math is Nya’s favorite subject. She came in second place in a math competition at her high school. She is always eager to tackle new challenges at school. She has taken part in numerous school activities and competitions that have helped her tremendously. She intends to participate in the PathLight Leadership Program to improve her leadership abilities. Nya also enjoys softball and competing for her high school in national tournaments.

Nya wants to be an actress because she enjoys telling stories using creative ideas.

She is excited about the new school year to enhance her knowledge and to participate in many more activities at school. She is looking forward to challenging herself in her academic studies and remaining on the honor roll.

Details about Nya

Date of Birth: August 4

High School: Pallotti High School

Grade Level: 10th Grade

PathLight Center: Belize City

Mother’s Occupation: Cook

Father’s Occupation: N/A