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Keyly Velasquez a Community Volunteer

Keyly Velasquez enjoys volunteering at her church or the Rainforest Clinic For Birds in Loxahatchee, Florida.

Karen Portillo, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

Keyly Velasquez is a sophomore here at Santaluces. At school, Keyly is a part of the yearbook team and is a member of the Spanish National Honors Society. This school year, Velasquez takes a wide-range of classes and maintains impressive grades throughout. "My sophomore year is going very well because...

COS: Martha Gaytan

Outside of school, Gaytan enjoys volunteering at her friend's church and at the Broward County Animal Shelter.

Karen Portillo, Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

Martha Gaytan is a senior who will soon be attending Florida International University to major in psychology. The AICE diploma is awarded to students who have passed seven AICE exams in the span of three years. Gaytan is just one of the students who has recently received her AICE diploma as a result...

Future Seminole: Dylan Rodriguez

Dylan Rodriguez is just one of 400 students who have been accepted to FSU's CARE program.

Karen Portillo, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

A first-generation college student means you are the first person in your immediate family to attend college. Senior Dylan Rodriguez is just one of the 400 first-generation students who were awarded a position in Florida State University's CARE Program. CARE stands for the Center for Academic Retention...

Jessica Perez: A Musical Pathfinder

Jessica Perez enjoys playing the violin and participating in the Criminal Justice Academy.

Karen Portillo, Staff Writer

February 17, 2020

Jessica Perez is a well-respected and dedicated student here at Santaluces. In school, Perez participates in the Criminal Justice Honor Guard team, Key Club, and soccer. Playing as the forward and right defender, Jessica has been a part of the varsity team since her junior year. During her free time,...

Chiefs of Santaluces: Benjamin Velez

Chiefs of Santaluces: Benjamin Velez

Jordan Foldy, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

Ben is an involved junior, participating in band and winter guard. He is the first chair in the trumpet section, taking on a position of leadership within the band. He is a spin rifle and flag performer in the winter guard. Ben has been in band for eight years, and so far his favorite year was his...

Louis Perez: A Model Freshman

Louis Perez

Ricardo Rios, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

Louis Perez is a freshman here at Santaluces who enjoys digital media, playing guitar, and wrestling. It's Louis' first year of wrestling and he's really enjoying it. "It's fun and it's a good outlet for me because of stress and I like the sport," Louis said. High school is very different from middle...

COS: Tanisha Louis

Tanisha Louis enjoys making cooking videos with her older brother Roger Louis.

Karen Portillo, Staff Writer

January 8, 2020

Walking down the halls, junior Tanisha Louis always has a smile on her face. Being a member of the counterculture club and yearbook, Tanisha enjoys being an active student in her school. Louis has been a part of the yearbook staff since her freshman year of high school. Writing pages and interviewing ...

Emily Martinez Embraces Her Culture

Emily aims for her goals of becoming a psychologist to teenagers.

Karen Portillo, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Junior Emily Martinez has felt the stress many juniors feel around this time of year. Trying to keep up with their homework and social life, many juniors tend to slack off around the winter holidays although it is one of the most important years in their high school career. Emily is managing her junior...

COS: Angelica Torres

Angelica Torres is editor in chief of the yearbook team.

Karen Portillo, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

From NHS to yearbook senior Angelica Torres is an active student at Santaluces. Being a part of the yearbook team for three years now, she is also in her second year as editor-in-chief. Every year, hundreds of students await for the yearbook to be released to see themselves and the activities they...

COS: Olivia Swabek

Olivia poses in her Criminal Justice uniform, a school academy that she dedicates a large portion of her time to.

Ryan Jayne, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

Olivia Swabek is a senior who has distinguished herself due to her academic and artistic accomplishments here at Santaluces. She is a part of multiple clubs and activities, such as: Criminal Justice, Honor Guard, Chorus, Key Club, National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society, Photography...

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