Garden City High School Senior Spotlight: Emily Kerimian


Kerimian approaches her studies with determination and enthusiasm. She is a global thinker, excels in all areas and enjoys the most difficult and diverse coursework available. She appreciates world language, culture, literature and history.

Fluent in German with plans to learn additional languages at the college level, Kerimian has been exposed to culture through traveling and participating in German American School for 10 years. She traveled out of the country with an ambassador program, served as a teacher assistant and utilized her leadership skills as camp counselor. Kerimian has received many awards for her achievements including the National Latin Exam’s Cum Honore Maximo Egregio award.

Teachers share that “Emily holds value in a solid education and hard work. With every opportunity, she will make the absolute most of it and impress us all. There is so much more to Emily beyond the classroom. Emily is a kind, mature and compassionate young woman, who has a love for learning.”

Submissions are from staff, students, or parents. To nominate a GCHS senior, contact Assistant Principal for Guidance and PPS Mandi Stefankiewicz at

—Submitted by Garden City High School

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