Gerardo Castillo - – Rockford’s News Leader

Gerardo Castillo

Name: Gerardo Castillo

High School:
Thomas Jefferson High School

Favorite Teacher:
Mrs. Valdivia and Ms. Zorn

Favorite Class:
AP Calculus AB

Lasting Memory of High School:
Running the anchor leg of the 4.8 meter relay at the Indoor Top Times Championship, being "crowned" Homecoming King, and in a general aspect, making friends—both students and teachers.

Proudest Achievement(s):
Being chosen to be an intern under Thermo Fisher and UIUC-Rockford College of Medicine, becoming a Gates Millennium Scholar, getting accepted into Harvard, and becoming All-Conference in Cross Country.

Plans for the Future:
I hope to major in Chemistry, go to medical school, and become either a doctor of internal medicine or an emergency room doctor.

One Question to Ask Other Top Graduates:
Would you mind accepting my friend request on Facebook? I would love to get to know you better and I would love to hear about your success story in the near future!
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