Meet Our Bloggers

Akash Basavaraju '22

I am from Naperville and am currently a junior at IMSA. I enjoy playing tennis and am part of IMSA's speech team.



Michael Bello '21

I’m from the southside of Chicago and I’m currently a senior at the IMSA. Over my past three years at IMSA, I’ve been involved with the basketball team, Student Ambassadors, A.l.l.i.e.s., and Black Student Union. I’m still currently sorting out my options for my college decision.
Rujuta Durwas '22

I’m from Bloomington and currently a Junior, Class of 2022. I am on board for the Youth Open Innovation Program as well as PSYCH club, and have heavy involvement in various leadership and tutoring clubs! I’m a super social and optimistic person and I hope I get to see my friends on campus soon!
Alejandro Carillo '21

I am from Antioch, Illinois and I am a Senior, Class of 2021. Next fall I will be attending Case Western Reserve University. During high school, I have been involved in soccer, volleyball, residential student leadership, class club, and more.
Yair Guerrero '21

I am a senior from Aurora, IL. Currently, I am undecided on where I wish to go to college, but plan to major in Aerospace Engineering. At IMSA, I am Alma Latina's President, on the Varsity Soccer Team, a Student Ambassador, and Student Committee for IMSA Advancement representative.
Lethzeylee Gutierrez '22

I am a Junior, Class of 2022 and live in Aurora. My extracurriculars include Girls IN2 STEM, Girls Who Code, Yearbook, Peer Tutor, Brotherhood Sister Circle, and Ambassador. In my free time, I enjoy drawing or watching cooking competitions with my sisters.
Rachel Hodge '21

I am a senior from Lansing, Illinois. I am the current technical director for the IMSA Drama Club and a volleyball player. I am also a Peer Tutor, and a Writing Center Tutor. When I graduate, I plan to major in Biology or Neuroscience, but the college is undecided.
Peter Leahy '21

I'm currently a senior at IMSA, and I come from a small town called Galesburg in Illinois. Currently, I am undecided on where I wish to go to college.