STORY BY STEPHANIE SPENCER, FNN REPORTER, COLLEGIATE BUREAU
APRIL 30, 2013. Since middle school Nasheia Conway has always wanted to be a lawyer. She graduated from Friendship Collegiate Academy in 2012. She now attends Bowie State University Law School, and she wants to become a criminal justice lawyer.
In her high school years she took high school more seriously. She had good grades and participated in various activities. She enjoyed her years here at Friendship Collegiate Academy. She joined the Achievers Program to help her communicate with people who could get her in the college that offered her major.
She now reviews crime cases as a part of the Student Career Experience Program with the Department of Homeland Security. Nasheia is a very smart girl and is going places in life. She took her education very seriously. Conway worked very hard to get to where she is now. She was a part of BSU’s criminal justice program. Professor Judith Fitzgerald encouraged her to apply. Bowie State University gave her the support she needed to succeed in law school. Conway was in the National Criminal Justice Honor Society. Nasheia says, “Having good grades and participating in activities allowed me to meet people who I never thought I’d get a chance to meet.” This shows that she had a good spirit and wanted to try new things.
She wants to use her law degree to practice criminal law or become a federal agent. We see that if you take your education very seriously and follow your dreams, you can go many places and succeed.
Stephanie Spencer is a sophomore at Friendship Collegiate Academy.
Author’s Note: This is my second year attending Friendship Collegiate Academy and I like it. I want to be a criminal lawyer also once I graduate from college. Nasheia Conway has inspired me to do better in school. I am going to continue to get good grades and participate in activities, just like her.