Crystal Bach

Crystal is passionate about visual and performing arts, appreciating nature, serving her community, and self growth and reflection. In high school, Crystal was part of the visual art academy as well as orchestra, advanced dance, and glee club. She was also co-captain of the badminton team, class vice president, and the co-president of the community service club, buildOn. Through these various activities, she was given the opportunity to step up within her school as well as lead service projects at home and internationally. This year, Crystal hopes to master Wolof, push herself in ways she has yet to, and channel her experiences towards her higher education and beyond! One of her favorite quotes to live by is, “Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.”


Introducing Assa

Hi, my name is Assa Ndiaye. I am the namesake, or turëndo, of my host papa’s mother, who passed away 6 years ago. I also share this name with one of my older sisters, so as you can imagine this leads to much confusion at times. I was given this name when I met my…

04 February, 2020

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Crystal Bach