May 22, 2013 at 1:00 am

Against All Odds

Maribel Blas-Rangel

Maribel Blas-Rangel, right, volunteered in Detroit with the Green Living Science program to help celebrate Earth Day and help younger children learn about recycling. )

Cranbrook Kingswood Upper School, Bloomfield Hills

Grade-point average: 3.58

Parent: Maria Rangel

College: Kalamazoo College

Major: Psychology

Career plans: Medicine

Most influential teacher: Darryl Taylor

Achievements:

Member of the National Society of High School Scholars

Accepted to Cranbrook Horizons — Upward Bound

Full Scholarship to Cranbrook Kingswood Upper School

Internship at Beaumont Hospital

Accepted to Kalamazoo College

The Detroit News/CATCH Outstanding High School Graduate

First generation college student this upcoming fall

Sponsored by: Arrow Strategies

Maribel Blas-Rangel