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Mariana R.

Lake Worth Community
Middle School

Name: Mariana R.

Grade:  8th

School: Lake Worth Community Middle School

Hometown: Greenacres

Describe your favorite teacher in three words: Caring, Devoted, Hardworking

What subject does he/she teach? Medical Sciences

My dream job is: Pediatrician

My plans after graduating from high school: to go to Duke University or any other university with the best quality education.

The two things I spend the most time on outside of school: Travel Soccer and Homework

If I could be anyone from history, I would be Rosa Parks because she never gave up in any of her dreams and also because she was brave despite of her differences. 

Awards received:

Student of the Year 2016

Involved in 5 videos representing the Biomedical Sciences Academy including a video made for the Association of Doctors in Palm Beach County Medical society

Represented the Biomedical Sciences Academy in the Palm Beach Post 

Participated in many Open Houses , Health Fairs , and Recruiting Events representing the Medical sciences academy

Hundreds of hours in community service

Vice President for the National Juniors Honor society

Volunteer at St. Thomas More Church serving meals to the community

Received the CPR certification.

Earned the CIW industry Certification in Information Technology

Received a Gold Presidential stamp for excellent FCAT scores. 

 

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Ivy G.

William T. Dwyer
High School

Name: Ivy G.

Grade:  12th

School: William T. Dwyer High School

Hometown: Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Describe your favorite teacher in three words: Diligent, Patient, and Intelligent

What subject does he/she teach? JROTC

My dream job is: Helicopter Mechanic

My plans after graduating from high school: Enlisting in the Army and attend Harvard Extension School

The two things I spend the most time on outside of school: School and Family

If I could be anyone from history, I would be Amelia Earhart because she was an inspirational, record setting woman who challenged stereotypes.

Awards received:

Superior Cadet Leadership award for patriotism and academics

Ranger Medal

Panther of the Week

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Keyshawn R.

South Tech
Academy

Name: Keyshawn R.

Grade:  11th

School: South Tech Academy

Hometown: Palm Springs, FL

Describe your favorite teacher in three words: Crazy, Creative and Fun

What subject does he/she teach? Math / Pre Calculus

My dream job is: To become a chef of my own restaurant

My plans after graduating from high school: Attend Culinary Institute of America or Johnson and Wales University  

The two things I spend the most time on outside of school: I Love to walk and play with my dogs.  I also love quality family time.

If I could be anyone from history, I would be Martin Luther King Jr. because even though the odds were stacked against him, he still succeeded in the end.

Awards received:

Competed at Skills USA /Culinary Arts

Received the Extra Mile Recognition from the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association

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Luis B.

Atlantic Community
High School

Name: Luis B.

Grade:  12th

School: Atlantic Community High School

Hometown: Lake Worth

Describe your favorite teacher in three words: Persevering, Wise, and Trustworthy

What subject does he/she teach? Criminal Justice

My dream job is: Police Officer

My plans after graduating from high school:  To become a CSO with Delray Beach and then eventually become a Police Officer with Delray Beach.

The two things I spend the most time on outside of school: Criminal Justice and Delray Beach Explorers

If I could be anyone from history, I would be Albert Einstein because he exemplified that if you are willing to work hard, there is nothing you cannot accomplish.

Awards received:

Attained the rank of Major in the Criminal Justice Academy, an International Baccalaureate Diploma, Honor Roll, AP Scholar Award, and French National Honor Society.

FFA National Founding Member

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Adriana C.

South Tech
Academy

Name: Adriana C.

Grade:  11th

School: Palm Beach Lakes Community High School

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Describe your favorite teacher in three words: Kind, intelligent, humorous

What subject does he/she teach? Veterinarian Assisting

My dream job is: Veterinarian

My plans after graduating from high school: Attending a four year university

The two things I spend the most time on outside of school: My academics and social life

If I could be anyone from history, I would be Rosa Parks I love to stand up for what I believe in and I admire that she is a very well-known figure for her involvement in an important cause.

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Ijahala P.

Palm Beach Lakes
Community High School

Name: Ijahala P.

Grade:  12th

School: Palm Beach Lakes Community High School

Hometown: Royal Palm Beach

Describe your favorite teacher in three words: Assertive, knowledgeable, and amiable.

What subject does he/she teach? Business Law and U.S. Government & Politics

My dream job is: United States Supreme Court Justice

My plans after graduating from high school: Attending Brown University to double major in Economics and History

The two things I spend the most time on outside of school: Researching interesting topics on the internet and volunteering in the community.

If I could be anyone from history, I would be Franklin D. Roosevelt because he was a pillar of strength and accomplished great feats in the face of adversity.

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Lilly F.

Jupiter High School

Name: Lilly F.

Grade:  12th

School: Jupiter High School

Hometown: Tequesta

Previous schools attended: Jupiter Middle School and Limestone Creek Elementary

Describe your favorite teacher in three words: Uplifting, hardworking, and supportive

What subject does he/she teach? Health Science courses such as Health Science II, Nursing Assistant, Medical Assisting, Emergency Medical Assisting

My dream job is: Traveling Nurse Practitioner

My plans after graduating from high school: To attend the University of Florida for my bachelors in Nursing, then my Masters as a Nurse Practitioner. I love to travel and I love medicine so I hope to achieve both goals by saving lives and traveling to different states and countries as a Traveling Nurse Practitioner.

The two things I spend the most time on outside of school: I spend the most time at my job as an Office Manager of a chiropractic office. I love seeing my smiling patients and watching them become rejuvenated by chiropractic care. I also love to be in the ocean, whether it be behind a boat wake boarding or off the shore snorkeling.

If I could be anyone from history, I would be Florence Nightingale because she influenced the entire world through nursing. I believe that medicine would not be where it is today if it wasn’t for her loving and caring heart. Nursing is one of the biggest work fields in the medical field and it all began with her paving a path. 

Awards received:

Semi-finalist in the Presidential Scholars program organized by the U.S. Department of Education. This is the highest award possible for a graduating senior. I am grateful every day that my teacher Mrs. Scarafia helped me push along and achieve this award.

Lamp of Knowledge award for students who maintain a 3.5 GPA or higher, Freshman through Senior years.

Order of the Arrow award for students active in sports while maintaining a 3.0 or higher GPA, Freshman and Sophomore years.

HOSA/Future Healthcare Professionals State Competition: Placed First Overall in Home Health Aide.

Invited to compete at HOSA/Future Healthcare Professionals National Competition in June 2016. 

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Thandekilé O.

South Tech
Academy

Name: Thandekilé O.

Grade:  12th

School: South Tech Academy

Hometown: West Palm Beach, FL

Describe your favorite teacher in three words: Quirky, attentive, and open-minded.

What subject does he/she teach? Entertainment Management

My dream job is: Surgeon

My plans after graduating from high school: Going to college and furthering my education

The two things I spend the most time on outside of school: Spending time with family and friends and studying

If I could be anyone from history, I would be Harriot Tubman because: the leadership she showed to the people during the Underground Railroad. She also seemed very wise, attentive and kind-hearted.

Awards received:

Most Improved

1% tile for FAIR testing

Ambassador Awards