Treasure Coast High School Graduate Wins National Scholarship

Treasure Coast High School Graduate Wins National Scholarship

Hard work has paid off for Alexandra Artiles, a community-minded and academically involved graduate of Treasure Coast High School.  Artiles has been named as one of 300 national semifinalists in the National Honor Society Scholarship program.  She was selected from more than 25,000 applicants and will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

This accomplished high honors graduate received her St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) high school diploma in May.  As a Treasure Coast Titan and dedicated member of the National Honor Society chapter, she participated in the Cambridge University Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) Program.  She earned her AICE diploma for passing six international education exams during her high school career, and she also earned her Associates Degree in Political Science from IRSC. Her leadership skills and interests also propelled her into roles of Captain of the Varsity Swim and Dive Team, member of the Varsity Track and Field Team, and representative in TCHS student government.

Driven by a passion to serve, Artiles is also active in her community. She has earned over 230 community service hours in organizations including the Mustard Seed Food Bank, Sarah’s Kitchen, Wounded Warriors, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Ardalan Dentistry, Town Park Community Center, and the Republican Party of Florida. She has served as Executive Director of the Florida Federation of Teenage Republicans and Chairman of the St. Lucie County Teenage Republicans.

This fall, Artiles plans to attend Florida State University to pursue a double major in political science and international affairs. She is a focused and thankful student who is especially appreciative of the support she received from one of her high school teachers, Ms. Monica Mills.  “My enrollment in her AICE History course is what changed my academic career, and I believe she is the best teacher TCHS will ever witness.  Finally, I want to thank my parents for all of their sacrifice and dedication to my success,” said Artiles.

Treasure Coast High School Graduate Wins National Scholarship

Treasure Coast High School Graduate Wins National Scholarship

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL – Hard work has paid off for Alexandra Artiles, a community-minded and academically involved graduate of Treasure Coast High School.  Artiles has been named as one of 300 national semifinalists in the National Honor Society Scholarship program.  She was selected from more than 25,000 applicants and will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

 

This accomplished high honors graduate received her St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) high school diploma in May.  As a Treasure Coast Titan and dedicated member of the National Honor Society chapter, she participated in the Cambridge University Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) Program.  She earned her AICE diploma for passing six international education exams during her high school career, and she also earned her Associates Degree in Political Science from IRSC. Her leadership skills and interests also propelled her into roles of Captain of the Varsity Swim and Dive Team, member of the Varsity Track and Field Team, and representative in TCHS student government.

 

Driven by a passion to serve, Artiles is also active in her community. She has earned over 230 community service hours in organizations including the Mustard Seed Food Bank, Sarah’s Kitchen, Wounded Warriors, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Ardalan Dentistry, Town Park Community Center, and the Republican Party of Florida. She has served as Executive Director of the Florida Federation of Teenage Republicans and Chairman of the St. Lucie County Teenage Republicans.

 

This fall, Artiles plans to attend Florida State University to pursue a double major in political science and international affairs. She is a focused and thankful student who is especially appreciative of the support she received from one of her high school teachers, Ms. Monica Mills.  “My enrollment in her AICE History course is what changed my academic career, and I believe she is the best teacher TCHS will ever witness.  Finally, I want to thank my parents for all of their sacrifice and dedication to my success,” said Artiles.

 

About St. Lucie Public Schools

The mission of St. Lucie Public Schools is to ensure all students graduate from safe and caring schools equipped with the knowledge, skills and desire to succeed. For more information visit, www.stlucieschools.org  or contact Kerry Padrick at kerry.padrick@stlucieschools.org.

Alexandra Artiles

Alexandra Artiles, 2016 TCHS graduate, receives national scholarship from National Honor Society Scholarship program.

 

Centennial High School Graduate Named as Scholarship Recipient

Centennial High School Graduate Named as Scholarship Recipient

ST. LUCIE COUNTY – HOSA – Future Health Professionals recently announced the 2016 recipients of the HCA – Philip R. Patton HOSA Scholarship.  Fifteen students were recognized from states across the nation in which HCA-Hospital Corporation of America has hospital locations.  St. Lucie Medical Center and Lawnwood Regional Medical Center are HCA hospitals located on the Treasure Coast.

Jessica Janvier is a 2016 graduate of St. Lucie West Centennial High School (SLWCHS) as well as a HOSA member representing the Allied Health CNA/EKG program.  She was named as one of the 15 scholarship recipients from an applicant pool of over 600.  Janvier just returned from the HOSA International Leadership Conference at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, TN where she was presented with her $1,000 scholarship.  She plans to attend Indian River State College in August to pursue a career in nursing.

In addition to receiving this scholarship at the Leadership Conference, Janvier competed in the Personal Care Competition as a representative of the SLWCHS HOSA Chapter.  Also, as a representative of SLWCHS, she received the HOSA Happenings Recognition Award and the National Service Project Recognition Award.  She accepted these awards on behalf of the Chapter for raising funds and for creating community awareness for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  Ms. Elizabeth Durkee, instructor at SLWCHS said, “I am just so proud of Jessica.  She embodies the positive leadership qualities HOSA strives to develop in its members.  She is highly motivated, demonstrates compassion, and is driven to refine her skill set in the medical field for the sake of being the best in her field.”

About St. Lucie Public Schools

The mission of St. Lucie Public Schools is to ensure all students graduate from safe and caring schools equipped with the knowledge, skills and desire to succeed. For more information visit, www.stlucieschools.org  or contact Kerry Padrick at kerry.padrick@stlucieschools.org.

Jessica Janvier @ HOSA International Leadership Conference

Jessica Janvier, 2016 St. Lucie West Centennial High School graduate and HOSA member, attends HOSA International Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.