As part of our partnership with the 34th annual Black Excellence Awards, WISN 12 is featuring the recipients of the Louvenia Johnson Scholarship fund.
Abdilkarim Ali is destined for success, according to the college and career counselor at South Division High School where he earned a cumulative, weighted grade point average of 3.1.
The college and career counselor said Abdilkarim has “the energy and drive to take the lead of any situation.”
The South Division High School Counselor said Abdilkarim is willing “to do the hard work it takes to succeed as an immigrant to the U.S. He is also very kind and intelligent, always putting a smile on people’s faces.”
Abdilkarim lists his strengths as being a great listener, leadership, adaptability and being a friendly people person.
He is proficient in Arabic, Somali and English.
He has applied to Milwaukee Area Technical College where he hopes to major in computer software.
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