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Student Spotlight – Jose Balcazar

Student Spotlight - Jose Balcazar

Coral Gables High senior Jose Balcazar is the Gables Silver Knight nominee in the area of Speech. In his high school career Balcazar earned more than 1,500 community service hours, including his time volunteering at Shake-A-Leg Miami. There he worked with disabled children in a water environment. He is involved ...

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Student Spotlight – Allyssa Dobkins

Student Spotlight - Allyssa Dobkins

At the end of her freshman year, Coral Gables High senior Allyssa Dobkins became class president and kept that position through her senior year. All the planning and executing special events for the Class of ’15 helped her earn more than 1,500 community service hours. Dobkins put a big focus ...

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Student Spotlight – Lucy Baez

Student Spotlight - Lucy Baez

Coral Gables High senior Lucy Baez enjoys nature, so she volunteered at Fairchild Tropical Garden last summer. “I was part of the Lakers. We would clean up the lake from algae growing on the surface,” she said. “We would trim invasive plants.” She also assisted park visitors who needed information ...

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Student Spotlight – Brooke Donner

Positive PEOPLE in Pinecrest - Brooke Donner

In hopes of educating children about the importance of growing local foods, eating organically and sustainability, Coral Gables High senior Brooke Donner planted several gardens at Coral Way K-8. Donner planned and implemented the project with a friend to satisfy the community service requirements for the International Baccalaureate program. “We ...

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Student Spotlight – Nicolas Viglucci

Nicolas Viglucci

Nicolas Viglucci is the Coral Gables High Silver Knight nominee in the area of science. Viglucci is active in the school’s environmental club, Gables Earth. In fact, through the club, he worked to promote safe biking and install a bike rack at school. “Our school is gigantic, it’s 3,500 student,” ...

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Student Spotlight – Camila Lupi

SS Camila Lupi

Last spring, Coral Gables High senior Camila Lupi collected first aid supplies to send to Haiti. The project is called Hope for Haiti and was successful in accumulating more than 1,000 items, including cotton balls, bandages, gauze and syringes. “We collected it through the Interact Club at school,” she said. ...

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