Senior, Gateway Science Academy in Missouri
Abdullah’s drive to make a lasting positive impact on the world fuels his desire to be a change-maker and contribute meaningfully to society. He actively takes on leadership roles in his school and community, participating in the student council, National Honors Society, Concept Young Scholars Program, and Youth Club. Outside of school, Abdullah has strong ties to his Turkish heritage and frequently visits his hometown in Turkey, maintaining a close relationship with his family there. He dedicates his time to volunteering as a weekend school tutor at the Turkish American Society of Missouri.