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Milken Scholar 2021
Scholar Profile

Mihret Melaku



Mihret Melaku, a graduate of New Roads School, is a College Board National African-American Scholar, and classically trained pianist as a Herbert Zipper Scholarship recipient to the Colburn School Conservatory of Music. He was named an ABC7 Cool Kid as founder and lead facilitator of the Civil Discourse Club that encourages political discussion. The popularity of the club sparked the creation of an official school course, Civil Discourse Workshop that he leads. Mihret will study Molecular Biology at Harvard.

High school:  New Roads School


College Year Degree
Harvard College
Cambridge, MA
2025 B.S. Molecular Biology