MI CASA Cohort 1 (2012)

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Mariana Bautista

Heritage: Mexico

Heide Trask Alumni – Class of 2012

Current Institution: East Carolina University– Class of 2014

Major: Business Marketing

Recognition:

  • Honors Graduate


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Karen Gonzalez

Heritage: Mexico

Heide Trask High School Alumni – Class of 2012

Current Institution: Appalachian State University – Class of 2016

Major: Forensic Chemistry

Recognition:

  • Honors Graduate
  • Led her 4 x 8 Women's Track Team to the State Championship
  • President of National Honor Society
  • Recipient of the Student Coaches Award and Scholarship
  • Recipient of the National Language Arts Award from United States Achievement Academy
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Diego Hernandez

Heritage: Mexico

Pender High School Alumni – Class of 2012

Current Institution:
University of North Carolina Wilmington – Class of 2016

Major: Recreational Therapy

Recognition:

  • Honors Graduate
  • Former All-Conference soccer player
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Grace Marquino

New Hanover High Alumni – Class of 2012

Current Institution:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Class of 2014

Major: Undecided

Recognition:

  • Honors graduate
  • Vice President of National Honors Society
  • Received GE Stars Award scholarship
  • Received the Joyner scholarship
  • Former Cross Country and Lacrosse captain
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Adriana Mendez

Heritage: Mexico

Pender High School Alumni – Class of 2012

Current Institution: East Carolina University – Class of 2016

Major:  Biology and Spanish

Recognition:

  • Honors Graduate
  • President of the Student Governor Association at Pender High
  • F.U.E.L (Freeing Up Every Life) mission trip to Haiti
  • S.G.A member at ECU
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Jabyby Ocampo

Heritage: Honduras

Pender High School Alumni – Class of 2012

Current Institution: Cape Fear Community College – Class of 2014

Associates: Accounting

Recognition:

  • Honors Graduate
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Eduardo Penaloza

Heritage: Mexico

New Hanover High School Alumni – Class of 2012

Current Institution: UNC-Charlotte – Class of 2016

Major: Undecided

Recognition:

  • 2009 Eastern Región Youth Summit Star of the Summit
  • Teen WSCA Campeón 2011
  • Founder and former President of NHHS Futsal Club 2012
  • Hosted and created basketball tournament with teachers and students 2012
  • Chris Furr Leadership Award 2012
  • AVID Senior Recognition Award 2012
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Shawnice Rodriguez

Heritage : Costa Rica

New Hanover High School Alumni - Class of 2012

Current institution: East Carolina University – Class of 2016

Major: Nursing

Recognitions:

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Rafael Sanchez

Heritage: Dominican Republic

John T. Hoggard Alumni – Class of 2012

Current Institution:
Cape Fear Community College – Class of 2014

Associates: Computer Engineering Technology

Recognition:

  • 1st MI CASA entrepreneur (opened up a successful Barber Shop)

MI CASA Cohort 2 (2013)

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Francisco Avila-Wheeler

Heritage: Mexico

Pender High School Alumni– Class of 2013

Current Institution: University of Norh Carolina Wilmington

Intended Major: Engineering

Recognition:

  • Junior Marshall


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Samuel Chavez

Heritage: Mexico

Heide Trask High School Alumni – Class of 2013

Intended Major: Undecided

Recognition:

  • Trask Wrestler member
  • Trask Soccer Team player
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Sophia Figueroa

Heritage: El Salvador

Laney High School Alumni – Class of 2013

Current Institution: University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

Intended Major: Optometry

Recognition:

  • Tech Trek Scholarship (Math and Science Camp)

  • Varsity Cross Country

  • Swimming High School Team

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Ruby Gasca

Heritage: Mexico

Pender High School Alumni – Class of 2013

Current Institution: University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

Major: Recreational Therapy

Recognition:

  • President of the Student Government Association
  • Captain of Varsity Volleyball Team
  • President of Beta Club
  • Junior Marshall
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Catherine Hernandez

Heritage: Mexico

Pender High School Alumni – Class of 2013

Current Institution: Cape Fear Community College

Intended Major: Psychology

Recognition:

  • Current Varsity Soccer
  • Varsity Volleyball Player

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Leticia Lopez

Heritage: Mexico

Heide Trask High School Alumni – Class of 2013

Intended Major: Criminal Justice

Recognition:

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Sonia Lopez

Heritage: Mexico

Laney High School Alumni– Class of 2013

Current Institution: University of North Carolina Wilmington

Intended Major: Nursing or Recreational Therapy

Recognition:

  • Honors Roll Student
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Aries Mendoza

Heritage: Mexico

Laney High School Alumni - Class of 2013

Current Institution: University of North Carolina Wilmington

Intended Major: Marine Biology

Recognition:

  • Concert Choir

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Abigail Ortega

Heritage: Mexico

Ashleigh High School Alumni – Class of 2013

Current Institution: University of North Carolina Wilmington

Intended Major: Childhood Education

Recognition:

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Jaylene Perez

Heritage: Puerto Rico

John T Hoggard High School Alumni – Class of 2013

Current Institution: Cape Fear Community College

Intended Major: Nursing

Recognition:

  • HOSA President
  • National Honors Language Society
  • National Honors Technical Society
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Rixy Portillo

Heritage: Honduras

Pender High School Alumni– Class of 2013

Current Institution: Meredith College

Intended Major: Psychology or Pediatrician

Recognition:

  • Junior Marshall
  • Varsity Soccer player
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Ashleigh Rodriguez

Heritage: Mexico

John T. Hoggard Alumni- Class of 2013

Current Institution: Central Carolina Community College

Major: Veterinarian

Recognition:

  • Participant in the NBHA Youth World Championship
  • Rodeo Champion

 


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