Lily Streeby - This accomplished senior was in orchestra, was a founding member of Fellowship of the Rainbow, Please Pass the Love, and the OHS Human Rights Youth Chapter. She was also a GEAR UP Ambassador and earned a Silver Cord for volunteering 225 hours during high school. Lily earned 33 college credits while in high school through concurrent courses offered through IHCC. She plans to continue her higher education at the University of Iowa and major in Environmental Sciences.
Greatest Accomplishment - “Being a part of policy making for LGBTQ+ youth.”
Favorite OHS Memory - “Being a part of the OHS Diversity Assembly.”
Leadership Experience - “Along with being a founding member of three OHS groups; Fellowship of the Rainbow, Please Pass the Love, and the OHS Human Rights Youth Chapter, I also served as a Main Street Ottumwa board member.”
Describe something about OHS that stands out to you - “Helping create policies for LGBTQ+ youth for the Ottumwa School District and receiving the United Way Change Maker Award in February 2020.”
What lessons will you take away from your OHS experience? - “Stand up for what you believe in, even if you are alone.”
Advice to Underclassmen - “Don't take life for granted.”