St. John’s senior will draw on experiences in teamwork, service and problem solving as he seeks medical career

Playing the cello in his school’s orchestra was a natural fit, literally, for David Oluigbo, the valedictorian for the class of 2021 at St. John’s College High School in Washington, D.C.

“For me, the cello was the easiest instrument to play. I’m very tall, 6-foot-3,” he said, explaining why he chose the large string instrument, adding that playing the violin would have been tricky for him.

The section leader for St. John’s orchestra, which earned an excellent rating at the Walt Disney Music Festival, said he appreciated the team aspect of that experience.


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