Founding Members

 

ESTHER K. IYA, Founder & President

Hey there! I'm Esther, an International Baccalaureate diploma holder and the 2016 valedictorian of Paxon School for Advanced Studies. I am currently a member of Harvard's Class of 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VICTORIA I. MITYUL

I’m Victoria, a 2016 graduate from Stanton College Preparatory School. During my junior year, I participated at the national level in Washington D.C. in the World Affair Council’s Academic Worldquest after winning regionally. I attend Vanderbilt University and hope to go to medical school afterwards.

 

 

 

 

 

 

BHAVIK J. DESAI

My name is Bhavik and I graduated from Stanton College Preparatory High School. I played on both the Stanton Varsity Soccer Team and the Florida Elite Soccer Academy and was both the vice president  of the senior class and the National Honor Society. I am now a  proud member of the Georgia Tech             Class of 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

JACOB K. FINN

Hello world, I'm Jacob, a 6'3  student and football player at the University of Florida. I was the senior class vice president and varsity football quarterback of Paxon School for Advanced Studies's Class of 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

RISHUBH "ANUJ" SHAH

I'm Anuj, the Senior Class President of Stanton College Prep’s Class of 2016. I play lacrosse and I like to program a little bit in my free time.  Right now, I  am studying at the University of Miami.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANNA R. TRIPP

I'm Anna,  an IB diploma holder from Paxon School for Advanced Studies. I have a passion for film and scuba diving. I am Adobe Premiere Pro certified have been a certified scuba diver since age 12, diving in the Bahamas, the Florida keys, Galapagos, and Florida springs. I am currently studying at Jacksonville University. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TYRIQ L. WITHERS

Hello, my name is Tyriq. I was the Class President at Paxon for the graduating class of 2016.  Now, I am studying and playing football at Davidson College.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LAUREN M. ASUNCION

I'm Lauren, the Miss Stanton for 2015-2016. I'm a Leo, and in 2016 was the captain of Stanton College Preparatory School's Dance Team and a member of 7 honor societies. I plan to attend medical school after undergrad so I can do what I love mosthelping peopleas a dermatologist.

 

                     

 

 

 

NIKOLAS A. BLAIN

I'm Nik. I'm an International Baccalaureate Paxon SAS graduate and technology has become my life. I've done everything from coding, to building computers, to repairing phones and tablets. I've invested myself in science and computers and I don't plan on looking back. Right now, I study at the University of North Florida.

 

 

 

 

 

ABBEY N. OSHMAN

I'm Abbey, the Paxon Senior Class 2016 Secretary and the holder of the Miss Paxon 2015-2016 title. I played Varsity Soccer and participated in a traveling competition and performing dance team. I plan on obtaining a degree in Business Administration or Criminal Justice with a minor in Religious Studies/Missions.

 

 

 

 

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

 We would like to thank ...

Dr. Royce Turner for believing in us from the beginning and helping us get off the ground
Mr. Michael Coleman for opening his classroon for BreakTheQuo to have its first meetingss
David Iya for photography and assistance with video production
Stephen Iya for BreakTheQuo's logos and photo editing
All BreakTheIce Interviewees for taking the time to inspire students with their stories