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 will be attending University of Illinois Chicago and majoring in biology.
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. At IMSA, I am Alma Latina's President, on the Varsity Soccer Team, a Student Ambassador, and Student Committee for IMSA Advancement representative. I will be attending UIUC and majoring in aerospace engineering.
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. I will be attending Furman University and majoring in neuroscience (Pre-med).
Peter Leahy '21

I'm currently a senior at IMSA, and I come from a small town called Galesburg in Illinois. I will be attending Macalester College and majoring in mathematics with a minor in data science.