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Christina Attia

Miramar High School

Christina is a four-year member of the swimming and diving team, where she serves as Captain.  She is an Advanced Placement Scholar and on the Principal’s Honor Roll from 2010 – 2014.  Christina is a member of the National Honor Society, the Spanish Honor Society, where she serves as Junior Liaison, the Key Club, where she serves as President and the Indian Student Association.  Christina ranks #10 in a class of 626 and has 589 documented volunteer service hours. Christina has applied to Rice University and the University of Miami.

Christopher Wilde

Miramar High School

Christopher is a three-year member of the soccer team.  He is an Advanced Placement Scholar and a Silver Cord recipient.  He is a member of the Spanish Honor Society, where he serves as President, the National Honor Society, the Doctors Without Boarders Club and the Science National Honor Society.  Christopher ranks 29 in a class of 629 and has 305 documented volunteer service hours.  Christopher has applied to the University of Pennsylvania and Cornell University.

Justin Lessem

Cypress Bay High School

Rachel Lesnik

Cypress Bay High School

Amber is a four-year member of the swimming and diving team, where she serves as Captain.  She placed in the Top 5 in the State Series meets and this year placed in the Top 10 at the State Finals with a personal best in the 100 Butterfly.  She is a member of the Yearbook staff, where she serves as Editor in Chief.  She is the recipient of an English I Honors, Advanced Placement Human Geography, and Advanced Psychology Outstanding Achievement award, and she is an Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction.  Amber ranks #8 in a class of 630 and has 143 documented volunteer service hours.  Amber will be attending New York University.

Amber Hunter

West Broward High School

Reagan Fuhr

Cypress Bay High School

Reagan is a four-year member of the cross-country team and a four-year member of the track and field team.  She is a member of the English Honor Society and the Science National Honor Society, where she serves as Secretary.  She has received honors as an Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction and was a Mu Alpha Theta member and competitor.  Reagan ranks #8 in a class of 1045 and has 198 documented volunteer service hours.  Reagan has applied to Rice University and Georgia Technical University.

 

Thomas Turner

Cypress Bay High School

Thomas is a three-year member of the volleyball team and a former member of the tennis team.  He has received honors as an Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction and as a National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar.  He is a member of the National Honor Society, the Science National Honor Society, where he serves as Vice President, Mu Alpha Theta and the Science Olympiad Club.  Thomas ranks #7 in a class of 1045 and has 390 documented volunteer service hours.  Thomas has applied to Yale University and Vanderbilt University.

 

Jennifer Sirianni

West Broward High School

Jennifer is a four-year member of the golf team.  She was selected 2011 and 2012 Sun Sentinel All-County Girls Golf Honorable Mention and 2009 and 2010 Sun Sentinel All-County Girls Golf Third Team and qualified for the 2010 and 2012 Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) State Golf Tournament.  She is a member of the National Honor Society.  She is the recipient of an Outstanding Achievement award for Geometry.  She is also the recipient of the 2010-2012 West Broward High School Bobcat Award of Excellence.  Jennifer ranks 18 in a class of 616 and has 356 documented volunteer service hours.  Jennifer will be attending the University of Central Florida.

2014 BCAA SCHOLAR ATHLETES

Rachel is a four-year member of the lacrosse team.  She was selected 2011 All-District Midfield by the Sun Sentinel and 2012 and 2013 Honorable Mention Midfield by the Sun Sentinel.  Rachel is an AP Scholar with Distinction and the recipient of a Cypress Bay Lightning Award of Excellence. She is a member of the National Honor Society, the English Honor Society and the Online Copy Editor for the Cypress Bay Newspaper – The Circuit.  Rachel ranks 64 in a class of 1067 and has 70 documented volunteer service hours.  Rachel will be attending the University of Michigan.

 

2013 BCAA SCHOLAR ATHLETES

2016 BCAA SCHOLAR ATHLETES

Nicolas Schwarz

Cypress Bay High School

This scholar-athlete is a four-year member of the water polo team, where he serves as Captain.  He was a member of the National Honor Society and the Jewish Student Connection, where he served as Vice President and President.  He was selected to the United States Water Polo - Florida Under 18 State Championship team, and is a Volunteer for the Special Olympics.  He was also a member of Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA).  He ranks 18 in a class of 1052 and has 248 documented volunteer service hours. He has applied to Brown University and Vanderbilt University.

Shannon Anglin

Fort Lauderdale High School

Shannon is a three-year member of the track and field team and a two-year member of the volleyball team.  She was a 2013–2014 and 2014-2015 Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) District Runner-Up - Middle Front for volleyball and was selected to the Broward County Athletic Association (BCAA) All-Star Girls Volleyball Team – Middle.  She was also a 2012-2013 District Runner-up for the 400m Dash and a Finalist for the 2013-2014 - 4X4, 4X1 and the 4X8.  She is a member of the National Honor Society and was a member of the Student Government Association.  She served as a Class Representative for 2013 – 2015.  Shannon ranks 58 in a class of 429 and has 240 documented volunteer service hours.  Shannon has applied to the University of Florida and the University of South Florida.

Huntley Sawyers

Coconut Creek High School

Huntley is a three-year member of the football team.  He was also a member of the track and field team.  He was selected 2015 Diamond Sports All American – Defensive Lineman.  He was a member of the National Honor Society.  He is a volunteer Tutor for the YMCA.  Huntley ranks 44 in a class of 245 and has 133 documented volunteer service hours.  Huntley has applied to the University of South Florida and Florida International University.

Leysha Caraballo

Pembroke Pines Charter High School

Leysha is a scholar-athlete and a four-year member of the swimming team, a three-year member of the track and field team and a two-year member of the cross-country team. She was a 2013 Florida High School Athletic Association Regional Top 15 Cross-Country Individual Runner, 2013 FHSAA Cross-Country State Qualifier, 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 member of the FHSAA District Championship Swimming Team. She is a two- year member of the Yearbook staff, where she served as Layout Editor and Editor-in-Chief. She has received honors as an Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction, Hispanic National Merit Scholar and Most Valuable Layout Artist for Yearbook. She ranks #10 in a class of 410 and has 723 documented volunteer service hours. She has applied to the University of Florida and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

John Persaud

Miramar High School

John is a scholar-athlete and a two-year member of the basketball team, where he serves as Captain, a two-year member of the cross- country team and a member of the track team. He is a member of the Student Government Association, the Drama club and the National Honor Society. He was selected 2014 Miramar High Most Improved Basketball Player. He ranks 139 in a class of 573 and has 17 documented volunteer service hours. He has applied to Nova Southeastern University and Florida International University.

Jake Dooling

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Jake is a scholar athlete and a four-year member of the football team. He is a member of the National Honor Society and has received honors on the Principal Honor Roll for 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grades. He is a member of Relay for Life and Healing Hearts and has 132 documented volunteer service hours. He has applied to the University of Notre Dame and the University of Florida.

Clair Bailey

West Broward High School

Clair is a scholar-athlete and a three-year member of the golf team. She was a 2014-2015 Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) District 2nd Place Qualifier. She is a member of the National Honor Society, where she serves as a Fund Raising Committee Member, Best Buddies, where she serves as Events Coordinator, the Golf Club, where she serves as Captain and the National Science Honor Society. This young lady ranks 128 in a class of 638 and has 520 documented volunteer service hours. She has applied to Nova Southeastern University and Florida Gulf Coast University.

Kaitlin Grote

Monarch High School

Kaitlin is a four-year member of the volleyball team.  She was selected to the 2015 Broward County Athletic Association (BCAA) Girls All-Star Volleyball Team as Setter.  She was selected 2014 Sun Sentinel Honorable Mention – Setter.  She is a member of the Volleyball Club, where she serves as Vice President and she is a member of the Drama Club.  She serves as Manager for the Monarch Boys Volleyball and Boys Basketball teams and had the lead role in the Monarch High School musical.  Kaitlin ranks 152 in a class of 359 and has 200 documented volunteer service hours.  Kaitlin will be attending Indian River State College.

2015 BCAA SCHOLAR ATHLETES

Michael Cuminale

Piper High School

Michael is a four-year member of the baseball team. He has received honors on the Principals Honor Roll and was Student of the Month at his high school. He is a member of the Student Government Association and the National Honor Society. He is a volunteer T-Ball, Soccer and Flag Football Coach for the City of Sunrise and the recipient of a City of Sunrise Exceptional Dedication award. He ranks 91 in a class of 627 and has 558 documented volunteer service hours. He will be attending Broward College.

Jerome Lindo

McArthur High School

Tyler Gaffney

Stoneman Douglas High School

Tyler is a four-year member of the lacrosse team. He was selected Sun Sentinel 2015 All-County Second Team – Offense and Sun Sentinel 2014 and 2015 All- District Offense. He is an Advanced Placement Scholar. He is a member of the National Honor Society, The Senior Board, where he serves as Senator and the Student Government Association. He ranks 65 in a class of 742 and has 195 documented volunteer service hours. He has applied to the university of Florida and Burnett Honors College at the University of Central Florida.

He is an all-star player who has exhibited character, sportsmanship and leadership in practice this week and on his team during the season.  His coaches describe him as high character, hard worker, college ready and qualified, as well as great leader. He is easily one of the elite running backs in south Florida, a Mustang all the way. 

Corsedia Dukes

Coconut Creek High School

Cordesia is a four-year member of the cheerleading team. She is a member of the National Honor Society, where she serves as Vice President, Elite Ladies of Sophistication, where she serves as Historian and the Student Government Association, where she serves as Secretary. She ranks 22 in a class of 289 and has 1202 documented volunteer service hours. She will be attending Bethune-Cookman University.

Marisa Aleguas

Cypress Bay High School

Marisa is a four-year member of the cheerleading team, where she serves as Captain. She was selected to the 2015 Broward County Athletic Association All-Star Cheerleading Team. She is an Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction, a Silver Knight nominee, the recipient of an AP English Language award and an English 2 Honors award. She is a member of the National Honor Society, the History Honor Society, where she serves as Outreach Director, the Math Honor Society and the Nutrition club. She ranks 22 in a class of 1088 and has 947 documented volunteer service hours. She has applied to Yale University and Duke University.

Jamie Sammarco

West Broward High School

Jamie is a four-year member of the cheerleading team and a two-year member of the soccer team. She has received honors as a TOP 5 Student for Chemistry, an Academic award for World History and Spanish 2. She is CPR and First Aid Certified and is a member of the National Society of High School Scholars. She is a member of Fight the Fight, where she serves as Communication Officer. She is also a member of the Broward County Athletic Association 2015-2016 District Champion Cheerleading team for her district. She ranks 39 in a class of 636 and has 172 documented volunteer service hours. She has applied to the University of Alabama and the University of Central Florida.

Theresa Buscemi

Saint Thomas Aquinas High School

Theresa is a member of the volleyball team. She was selected to the 2015 Broward County Athletic Association All-Star Volleyball team as Libero/Defensive Specialist. She has received honors on the Principal’s Honor Roll. She is the recipient of a College Board Advanced Placement Scholar award and a Kevin O'Connell Scholarship award. She is a member of the National Honor Society, the National Spanish Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta and the Quilt and Scroll Journalism Honor Society. She has 180 documented volunteer service hours. She has applied to Mercer University and the University of Miami.

Teddick Moffett

Deerfield Beach High School

Charity for Champions was honored to present a scholarship to the most valuable player at the 2015 All-Star Football Game.