Elizabeth Peralta, Foundation

Elizabeth is a Parsons foundation student who plans on pursuing a degree at Parsons. She enjoys many different forms of art, but is most passionate about creating clothing and plans on becoming a fashion designer. Before starting at Parsons, she participated in Fashion with a Purpose, Harlem Children’s Zone, Photography Club and has taken a class in the History of Costume. Elizabeth has worked on the staff of the Summer Youth Employment Program, has interned for the brand Pantora by Andrea Pitter, and was awarded a scholarship to attend the Parsons Summer Intensive Program in Paris in her junior year due to her exceptional participation as a Scholar. In her words, “I have been exposed to a new group of […]

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Raquel Castillo, Fashion Design

  Raquel is planning to major in Fashion Design and minor in Fashion Communication. She was born in the Dominican Republic but has been living in Brooklyn for the last 11 years.  Raquel attended the Groundswell Portfolio Development courses during her junior year of high school. During her junior year she was able to study Drawing and Painting in the Parsons Paris Summer Intensive Program as a recipient of the Anna Toonk Scholarship. Aside from being a Parsons Scholar alumna, Raquel also works with a nonprofit group of young artists known as Cre8tive Youth*Ink who work together to create murals around NYC. A goal that Raquel has always had is to never compromise her art.  The main reason why Raquel […]

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Tatiana Glover, Foundation

  Tatiana Glover Communication Design, Parsons The New School for Design, Freshman. High School of Fashion Industries, Class of 2015. Tatiana is graduate from the High School of Fashion Industries, and is currently in her freshman year in the BFA program at Parsons The New School. Although she’s graduated high school with certification in Fashion Design, Tatiana’s intends to major in Communication Design during her time at Parsons. Before her arrival, Tatiana engaged in many extracurricular activities after school, being an ambassador for her school’s alumni association raising college scholarships for graduating seniors. As a Parsons Scholar, she engaged in college level classes learning the basics of painting and drawing to printmaking and film. Tatiana’s vivacious personality played a role […]

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