Linda Rodriguez Bernfeld

Positive People in Pinecrest : Ilse Brenner

Positive People in Pinecrest: Ilse Brenner

Ilse Brenner is Westminster Christian School’s Silver Knight nominee in World Languages. Brenner is fluent in English and Spanish and is vice president of the school’s Spanish Club. While Brenner excels in languages, she also excels in her commitment to help others. Even though Westminster has mission trips to Nicaragua, …

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Student Spotlight: Sophie Feinberg

Student Spotlight: Sophie Feinberg

Coral Gables High senior Sophie Feinberg has earned more than a thousand community service hours. She volunteers at Temple Judea, working with preschoolers at the summer camp and kindergarteners at the religious school. Coral Gables High senior Sophie Feinberg has earned more than a thousand community service hours. She volunteers …

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Student Spotlight: Joseph Villafane

Student Spotlight: Joseph Villafane

Coral Gables High School senior Joseph Villafane has earned more than 1,000 community service hours. Many have come through volunteering at his church where he has worked in the children’s ministry since he was 12. “I have a group of assistant leaders under me,” he said. “They are 13-14 and …

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Positive People in Pinecrest: Dylan Charlton

Positive People in Pinecrest: Dylan Charlton

Senior Dylan Charlton is Westminster Christian School’s Silver Knight nominee in the Athletics category. For his Silver Knight project, Charlton took music to the people. He scheduled bands for numerous events. “We played a bunch of concerts,” he says. “We played at the Palace and charity events. Playing for those …

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Student Spotlight: Isabella Izquierdo

Student Spotlight: Isabella Izquierdo

Volunteering at the Little Haiti Cultural Center made Coral Gables High senior Isabella Izquierdo aware of the needs of the Haitian community. She came away wanting to do more to help, turning that desire into her International Baccalaureate service project. She volunteered at a summer camp held there, helping the …

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Positive People – Alexander Acevedo

Positive People - Alexander Acevedo

Christopher Columbus High senior Alexander Acevedo has many accomplishments, including being a pitcher on the state champion baseball team. The team is ranked eighth nationally, based on last year’s winning record. As a senior, Acevedo is expecting more playing time. He pitched well last year, but the seniors played most …

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