WPIX Channel 11 follows the lives of of three Student Leadership Network graduates from the Class of 2019. Read more to about their lives post-high school graduation and the impact CollegeBound Initative has had in their success.

Alondra Cena – Alondra is a Queens’s native whose family is from the Dominican Republic. She is a TYWLS of Queens graduate attending Babson College on a full scholarship, having received both the Women’s Bond Scholarship and Albert Shanker Scholarship. Click here to read more about Alondra.


Gil de Jesus – Gil is a graduate of Mott Hall Bronx High School and is attending Columbia University on a full scholarship, and is in Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP). In addition to many other accolades, he was awarded the Scholarship Plus Award, a substantive 4-year scholarship that provides financial assistance, and ongoing strategies and support on campus and for his future career. Click here to read more about Gil.


Isamar Morillo (Izzy) – Izzy is a Bronx native and a graduate of Mott Hall Bronx High School. She received the highest GPA of 103% in the International Baccalaureate Program, and is attending CUNY Hunter College where she is a Searching for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge (SEEK) student with a full scholarship to college. Click here to read more about Izzy.