Abel A. Belete is Salutatorian at Carver School of the Arts

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Abel A. Belete is a first-generation American who was born in Atlanta, GA to parents who immigrated from Ethiopia. He has made an indelible footprint at Carver School of the Arts by pioneering a school-wide math tutorial program to service freshman matriculating into the school each year each year.

George Washington Carver High School offers college preparatory courses in an environment that infuses academic rigor with artistic excellence.

In addition to working part-time, Abel is a well-respected musician and athlete; he has played trumpet since second grade, and he learned to play guitar in high school. He has participated in concert band, marching band and he even started a jazz ensemble. Abel has performed for many special events ranging from school related functions to TV One’s Trumpet Awards.

Abel plans to major in electrical engineering at University of Georgia. His career goal is to become an engineer.

All APS commencement exercises will be available for online viewing via live stream by visiting http://atlantapublicschools.us/graduation2014 and clicking on a specific school.

 

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