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Deseree Chavez

Lincoln Southeast High School
12th Grade
Nominated By: Principal Tanner Penrod

Deseree has been instrumental in the student led equity efforts within LPS for the last two school years. Deseree has been a member of the LPS Scholar Multicultural Diversity, and Equity Cadre for the last two years, was the moderator at the LPS Equity Town Hall in the fall of 2020, spoke at the MLK Youth rally in addition to being a leader of the Rally. At LSE, Deseree helped found the Multicultural Student Forum, and is a member of the LSE Multicultural Student Leadership Cadre.

Deseree is committed to making a difference in her community, and has dedicated herself to seeking social changes that lead to progress for all students. Deseree seeks multiple perspectives in her advocacy, and seeks to bring people together to find common ground rather than to divide.

The Numbers

  • Schools Served

    60

  • Students Empowered

    42,297

  • Teachers & Staff Supported

    6,660

  • Funds Raised This Year

    $4.16M

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