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JSM Scholarship

NHCSL Announces the John S. Martínez Scholarship Recipients 2015

Connecticut

Lucas Edward Cummings
Connecticut

“The questions that he asks…reveal a thoughtful, intelligent young man dedicated to learning and academic excellence. Lucas combines all of these attributes in a pleasant and positive outlook that inspires those around him to achieve the best in themselves.” – (Teacher) Lucas will be attending University of Connecticut to pursue a degree in Environmental Science.

California

Marisa Garcia
California

“She is one of the few college preparatory students that I have encountered in my career who is so highly motivated. Her achievements have demonstrated her exceptional intellectual talent…” – (Advisor) Marisa will be attending University of California, Santa Cruz to pursue a degree in Computer Engineering.

Texas

Adriana Alicia Gonzalez
Texas

“She has been passionate about helping people who can’t help themselves. She wants to be a neonatal nurse and help babies enter the world healthy.” – (Counselor) Adriana will be attending The University of Texas at Austin where she will pursue a degree in Nursing.

 

Puerto Rico

Alexandra Taris Gonzalez
Puerto Rico

“Alexandra has been an excellent student, she has demonstrated outstanding leadership and maintained a clear sense of purpose.” – (Teacher) She participates in Theater and Art clubs. During her time at the Visual Arts Program, Alexandra’s work has demonstrated her distinguished art abilities.

Texas

Briana Gonzalez
Texas

Briana is a “student who has worked so diligently to devote so much time and effort and who has truly displayed her integrity and leadership skills at such a young age to make our South Texas community a better place to live.” – (Advisor) Her dream is to become a pediatric nurse. Briana will be attending the University of Texas at Austin.

Puerto Rico

Camille Paola Maldonado
Puerto Rico

“She has an excellent academic performance, standing out among the first of her class…she has been very interested in furthering her studies in Science, therefore she has participated in Science Fairs for 6 years.” – (Teacher) Camille will be attending Universidad de Puerto Rico, Bayamon, to pursue a degree in Natural Sciences.

 

Nevada

Gabriella Eliza Moore
Nevada

Gabriella “is self-motivated, detail oriented, and always kind and compassionate. She is always polite, uplifting, and generous.” – (Teacher) Gabriella will be attending The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) to pursue a degree in English.

 

Florida

Nathan D. Morales
Florida

“Through class discussions, assignments and exams he aptly demonstrated an intellectual curiosity, a passion for learning, and a genuine interest in the criminal justice discipline.” – (Teacher) Nathan loves to think critically and expand his mind. He will be attending University of Florida.

New York

Christian Poblano
New York

“Christian is one of Bay Shore’s most outstanding and well-rounded students, possessing a high level of intelligence, talent, athleticism and community involvement…He aspires to study psychology and continue onto medical school, ultimately pursuing a career in neurology.” – (Teacher) Christian will be attending The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

New Mexico

Jonathan Salazar
New Mexico

Jonathan is known for his high academic achievement and enthusiasm for learning, which is contagious and motivating. “He is well respected due to his drive for academic success by both teachers and students.” – (Counselor) Jonathan will be attending Duke University in North Carolina where he will pursue a degree in Political Science.

Minnesotta

Anahi Yoselin Terrones
Minnesota

Anahi moved to the US from Mexico at age 17 for a better educational opportunity. She “has taken challenges of being in a new country head on and has evolved into a high achieving student.” – (Teacher) Anahi assists new students navigate their homework, classes, and other school activities. Anahi will be pursuing a degree in Nursing.