She started serving others at a very young age. She volunteered in middle school for programs like Peak Education and Enhancing Leadership Program. She spent the last year helping at the Care and Share Food Bank. An organization she has been helping since her freshman year in high school.
"I feel like I was really doing something for the community because, during that time, we were facing a pandemic, and a lot of families were in a lot of need for food," said Cimpaye.
She came to the U.S. not knowing English and is now the first person in her family to earn a college degree. With the scholarship funds she wants to attend Berea College in Kentucky as a geriatric nurse practitioner. The scholarship pays up to $25,000 toward the cost of college tuition and fees.
See the full article about Joselyne Cimpaye in KOAA News.