2017 Rebecca Schusterman
Milken Scholar 2017
Scholar Profile

Rebecca Schusterman


Rebecca Schusterman, the valedictorian at Valley Torah High School in Valley Village, is an AP Scholar with Distinction, QuestBridge College Prep Scholar and QuestBridge Finalist. She shadowed physicians at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and entertained children as a “medical clown” in Israeli orphanages and hospitals. Rebecca studied genetics and bioethics at Brandeis and founded Valley Torah’s Recycling Club, collecting bottles and cans to support gravely ill children. After a gap year in Israel, Rebecca is now in her freshman year studying human developmental and regenerative biology at Harvard.

High school:  Valley Torah Girls High School


College Year Degree
Harvard College
Cambridge, MA
2021 B.S. Human Development and Regenerative Biology