Centro Hispano

MI CASA Cohort 4

keyla

Keila Mateos

Heritage: Mexican-American

E.A. Laney- Class of 2015

Intended Major: Communication Studies, Social Work

Recognition/Activities:

  • Beta Club
  • SAVE Club
  • Prom Committee
aline

Aline Cordova

Heritage: Mexico

Isaac Bear Early College - Class of 2014

Intended Major: Trauma Surgeon, Diagnostician, FBI Field Agent or Plastic Surgeon

Recognition/ Activities:

  • Science Olympiad: (6th - Current)
  • Hispanic Worship Team: Vocalist, Pianist
  • Volunteer at Global River Church
benjamin

Bejamin Avila-Wheeler

Heritage: Mexican-American

Pender High School- Class of 2015

Intended Major: Art Game Design

Recognition/Activities:

  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Wrestling
irving

Irving Cruz

Heritage: Mexican

Pender High School- Class of 2015

Intended Major: Nuclear Engineering

Recognition/Activities:

  • Honors Student
  • Top 10 of Class Rank
  • Beta Club
isaias

Isaias Perez

Heritage: Mexican

Heide Trask Senior High School - Class 2015

Intended Major: Engineering

Recognition/Activities:

  • Science Olimpiad
  • Math Club
  • Top of his class
jocelyn

Jocelyn Penaloza Mariche

Heritage: Mexican-American

School: New Hanover High School

Intended Major: Architect, Interior Design, or Early Art Education

Recognition/Activities:

  • Honors Student
  • Lyceum Academy
  • Soccer
marcio

Marcio Aleman

Heritage: Mexican and Honduran

E.A. Laney School- Class of 2015

Intended Major- Forensic, psychology

Recognition/Activities:

  • Spanish Club
  • Soccer Team
  • Volunteer at Port City Community Church
elizabeth

Elizabeth Almaraz

Heritage: Mexican-American

Pender High School- Class of 2015

Intended Major: Nursing, Sports medicine

Recognition/Activities:

  • Honors Student
  • Soccer Player
angery

Angery Rodriguez

Heritage: Costa Rican

New Hanover High School- Class of 2015

International Business, International Relations, Political Science

Recognition/Activities:

  • Beta Club
  • Lyceum Academy
  • Leader of Hispanic Student Association
cecilia

Cecilia Ledee

Heritage: Puerto Rican

School: Cape Fear Academy

Intended Major: Nueroscience or Human Anatomy

Recognition/Activities

  • Honors/AP Student
  • Cheer leading
  • Science Olympiad

MI CASA Cohort 3 (2014)

Elizabeth

Elizabeth Aldama

Heritage: Mexico

Heide Trask High School - Class of 2014

Intended Major: Computer Engineering, Polyglot, Network Security Analyst or Economist

Recognition/Activities:

  • Honors Student
  • National Honors Society
  • Science Olympiad
Briggite

Brigitte Delgado

Heritage: Mexico

Isaac Bear Early College - Class of 2014

Intended Major: Trauma Surgeon, Diagnostician, FBI Field Agent or Plastic Surgeon

Recognition/ Activities:

  • Science Olympiad: (6th - Current)
  • Hispanic Worship Team: Vocalist, Pianist
  • Volunteer at Global River Church
jasmine

Jasmine Galindo

Heritage: Mexico

Laney High School - Class of 2014

Intended Major: Nursing, Education or Psychology

Recognition/ Activities:

Roberto

Roberto Gonzalez

Heritage: Mexico

Topsail High School- Class of 2014

Intended Major: Mechanical Engineering, Architecture or Aerospace Engineering

Recognitions/Activities:

  • Honors Student
  • All Conference Soccer Player
Starr

Starr Lopez

Heritage: Mexico

Isaac Bear Early College - Class of 2014

Major: Medical

Recognition/Activities:

  • Participant of the NBHA Youth World Championship (6 Years)
  • Rodeo Champion
Dayla

Dayla Mendez

Heritage: Mexico

Class of 2014

Intended Major: Nursing

Recognition/ Activities:

Juan

Juan Manuel Ortiz

Heritage: Mexico

Heide Trask High School - Class of 2014

Intended Major: Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Film or Geography

Recognition/ Activities:

  • PCS Science Competition Regional Qualifier
  • National Honors Society
  • Honors/ AP student
Patrick

Patrick Peoples

Heritage: Argentina

New Hanover High School - Class of 2014

Intended Major: Journalism and English

Recognition/ Activities:

  • Duke TIP
  • Former Boy Scout
Jennifer

Jenifer Perez

Heritage: Mexico

Isaac Bear Early College - Class of 2014

Intended Major: Criminology and Criminal Psychology

Recognition/Activities:

  • Junior Marshall
Priscilla

Priscilla Rivera

Heritage: Mexico

Laney High School - Class of 2014

Intended Major: Psychology, Journalism or Photography

Recognition/ Activities:

  • Member of Laney HOSA
  • Member of Nuestra Gente Club
  • Member of French Club
mayra

Mayra Robles

Heritage: Mexico

Heide Trask High School - Class of 2014

Major: Teaching or Communications

Recognition/Activities:

  • National Honor Society
  • Student Government
  • All County Band
jackie

Jackie Rodriguez

Heritage: Honduras

Isaac Bear Early College - Class of 2014

Intended Major: Marine Biology

Recognition/Activities:

* Science Olympiad (1st Place Medal)

* English Award for Outstanding Performance

* Best Improved in Biology Award

Maria

Maria Saenz

Heritage: Ecuador

Laney High School - Class of 2014

Intended Major: Marine Biology or Medicine

Recognition/ Activities:

* Photography

joel

Joel Sanchez

Heritage: Mexico

Heide Trask High School - Class of 2014

Intended Major: Engineering

Recognition/ Activities:

  • Soccer team Captain
  • Top 4 of his class
  • National Honors Society Vice-President

MI CASA Cohort 2 (2013)

micasa

Francisco Avila-Wheeler

Heritage: Mexico

College: UNCW

Intended Major: Engineering

Pender High School Alumni- Class of 2013

Recognition:

  • Junior Marshall

micasa

Samuel Chavez

Heritage: Mexico

Intended Major: Undecided

Heide Trask High School Alumni - Class of 2013

Recognition:

  • Trask Wrestler member
  • Trask Soccer Team player
micasa

Sophia Figueroa

Heritage: El Salvador

College: UNC Chapel Hill

Intended Major: Optometry

Laney High School Alumni - Class of 2013

Intended Major: Optometry

Recognition:

  • Tech Trek Scholarship (Math and Science Camp)

  • Varsity Cross Country

  • Swimming High School Team

micasa

Ruby Gasca

Heritage: Mexico

College: UNC Chapel Hill

Major: Recreational Therapy

Pender High School Alumni - Class of 2013

Recognition:

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

Catherine Hernandez

Heritage: Mexico

College: Cape Fear Community College

Intended Major: Psychology

Pender High School Alumni - Class of 2013

Intended Major: Psychology

Recognition:

  • Current Varsity Soccer
  • Varsity Volleyball Player
micasa

Leticia Lopez

Heritage: Mexico

Intended Major: Criminal Justice

Heide Trask High School Alumni - Class of 2013

micasa

Sonia Lopez

Heritage: Mexico

College: UNCW

Intended Major: Nursing or Recreational Therapy

Laney High School Alumni- Class of 2013

Intended Major: Nursing or Recreational Therapy

Recognition:

  • Honors Roll Student
micasa

Aries Mendoza

Heritage: Mexico

College: UNCW

Intended Major: Marine Biology

Laney High School Alumni - Class of 2013

Recognition:

  • Concert Choir

micasa

Abigail Ortega

Heritage: Mexico

College: UNCW

Intended Major: Childhood Education

Ashleigh High School Alumni - Class of 2013

micasa

Jaylene Perez

Heritage: Puerto Rico

College: Cape Fear Community College

Intended Major: Nursing

John T Hoggard High School Alumni - Class of 2013

Current Institution: Cape Fear Community College

Recognition:

  • HOSA President
  • National Honors Language Society
  • National Honors Technical Society
micasa

Rixy Portillo

Heritage: Honduras

College: Meredith College

Intended Major: Psychology or Pediatrician

Pender High School Alumni- Class of 2013

Current Institution: Meredith College

Recognition:

  • Junior Marshall
  • Varsity Soccer player
micasa

Ashleigh Rodriguez

Heritage: Mexico

College: Central Carolina Community College

Major: Veterinarian

John T. Hoggard Alumni- Class of 2013

Current Institution: Central Carolina Community College

Recognition:

  • Participant in the NBHA Youth World Championship
  • Rodeo Champion

MI CASA Cohort 1 (2012)

mariana

Mariana Bautista

Heritage: Mexico

College: ECU

Major: Business Marketing

Heide Trask Alumni - Class of 2012

Recognition:

  • Honors Graduate
karen

Karen Gonzalez

Heritage: Mexico

College: Appalachian State

Major: Forensic Chemistry

Heide Trask High School Alumni - Class of 2012

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
diego

Diego Hernandez

Heritage: Mexico

College: UNCW

Major: Recreational Therapy

Pender High School Alumni - Class of 2012

Recognition:

  • Honors Graduate
  • Former All-Conference soccer player
grace

Grace Marquino

New Hanover High Alumni - Class of 2012

College: UNC Chapel Hill

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
adriana

Adriana Mendez

Heritage: Mexico

College: ECU

Major: Biology and Spanish

Pender High School Alumni - Class of 2012

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
jabyby

Jabyby Ocampo

Heritage: Honduras

College: Cape Fear Community College

Pender High School Alumni - Class of 2012

Associates: Accounting

Recognition:

  • Honors Graduate
lalo

Eduardo Penaloza

Heritage: Mexico

College: UNC Charlotte

Major: Undecided

New Hanover High School Alumni - Class of 2012

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
shwanice

Shawnice Rodriguez

Heritage : Costa Rica

College: ECU

Major: Nursing

New Hanover High School Alumni - Class of 2012

Recognitions:

rafael sanchez

Rafael Sanchez

Heritage: Dominican Republic

College: Cape Fear Community College

John T. Hoggard Alumni - Class of 2012

Associates: Computer Engineering Technology

Recognition:

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