Djemila Fields is a graduating senior at Southfield-Lathrup that has learned the true meaning of hard work and passion. With the leadership skills she gained in her three years in student congress, she has thrived as the president of the Southfield Youth Advisory Committee and the Southfield-Lathrup yearbook. The achievement she is most proud of however, is her work in helping to coordinate the Southfield Youth Diversity Symposium for the past two years. For her, the experience taught her about herself and what is important to her.
All of Djemila's hard work paid off when she applied to her dream school Central Michigan University. As a Multicultural Award of Distinction recipient, she will also be attending honors courses. Djemila hopes to become an audiologist with a degree from the wonderful CMU. She is a rising star and a soon to be rising Chippewa.