Gabrielle Moronta is a Lois Pope Scholarship Winner
Gabrielle Moronta - Sophie Davis Class of 2013 - Born in Washington Heights, Ms. Moronta grew up in Long Island, where she attended Valley Stream Central High School. She graduated with a near perfect G.P.A. and was named a National Scholar, among other honors.
She worked in retail stores through most of high school but still found time to do volunteer work. Ms. Moronta was a peer tutor in school, at the PAL Tutoring Services and at Franklin General Hospital. She has been a member of the Valley Stream Youth Council for nearly three years and is also active in her church, where she’s a lector. A mentor has said of her: “Gabrielle is by far the most dedicated and diligent student I’ve ever taught. Her work ethic is such that I wish to emulate her.”