Student Contributors

Fastweb's Student Contributors series allows you to gain insight on important student topics as your peers experience student life throughout the academic year.

Discover, learn from and relate to articles written by students of all ages which share first-hand encounters with vital student endeavors, such as scholarship search and college admissions processes, which matter most to you.

Get to know each of this year's student contributors below!

Jessica Ramirez

Jessica Ramirez, High School Senior

Jessica Ramirez is a senior at Carl Sandburg Highschool in Illinois. She holds leadership positions at her school in the Fempower Club and the National Spanish Honor Society. Above all, Jessica is passionate about helping others through tutoring, volunteering at hospitals, and empowering marginalized communities. Jessica hopes that her writing can help other students successfully navigate through school and the college application process.
Piper McGuffey

Piper McGuffey, High School Senior

Piper McGuffey is a Senior at Great Crossing High School in Kentucky. She’s a part of her school's National Honor Society Chapter, Student Council, and Warhawk ambassadors (Student Representatives), and is the president of her 2023-2024 Beta Club Chapter. She also spends a good amount of time volunteering throughout her community as a food bank volunteer with the Amen House, and as a student representative at the Scott County Public Library as a part of their Teen Advisory Board. In her spare time, Piper enjoys painting, reading, listening to music, and photography.

As a part of this year's fastweb team, Piper wishes to empower and encourage fellow students who are preparing themselves for their futures!
Zhane Loiseau

Zhane Loiseau, High School Senior

Zhane Loiseau is a senior at Deerfield Beach high school in Florida. She is involved in her school’s Mu Alpha Theta club, Speech and Debate Club, Seeds of Fortune, and is also the President of her school’s National Honor Society.
Adarsh Vinodh

Adarsh Vinodh, High School Junior

Adarsh Vinodh is a junior at The School for the Talented and Gifted in Dallas, Texas, and is an aspiring finance major. He has a keen interest in utilizing technology in the finance field to improve decision-making. In addition, he loves writing, math, programming, and spending time with his family.