Young Academic Achievers (YAA)

Young Academic Achievers is a segment of Brooklyn45’s 30-minute television program that airs weekly.  The purpose of Young Academic Achievers, also known as YAA, is to encourage academic excellence through the powerful medium of television by recognizing the achievements of middle school and high school students.  Featuring a YAA is expected to motivate the peers and parents of that YAA.

YAA are required to meet the following criteria:

  1. be a current middle school or high school student;
  2. have a grade point average of 90 or above;
  3. participate in some activity in school, the community, or with an organization;
  4. be a Brooklyn resident

Brooklyn45 invites schools, parent-teacher organizations, block associations, community and religious organizations to identify outstanding students who satisfy the above criteria. 

Contact us at and provide the students name, parent name, phone number and email address. 

Pheona Angoy

School: Midwood H.S.
Grade: 10th Grade

Pheona Angoy, a former student of Midwood High School, has a clear vision of her future.  She aspires to be a Dermatopathologist.  While sustaining excellent grades, she also managed time to tutor other students and engage in extracurricular activities in the arts.  Pheona has a promising future ahead of her and we look forward to hearing back from her as she accomplishes her goals.

Kenya Wright

Kenya Wright

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School: Medgar Evers College Preparatory School
Grade: 12
Year: 2014


Opportunities are open for middle and high school students at Brooklyn public schools to come to our TV studios and talk about themselves, their performance in school and any non-school activities they are involved in.

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