Articles by Linda Rodriguez Bernfeld

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…


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…


Positive People in Pinecrest: Sarah Siclait

Among her many community service efforts, Palmetto High School senior Sarah Siclait worked on a project with her counselor called Help Heal Haiti. For three…


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…


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….


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…


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,…


Positive People in Pinecrest: Namilla Sanchez

Gulliver senior Namilla Sanchez has her college situation set. In November she signed with Vanderbilt to swim for their swim program. Sanchez had George Washington…


Positive People in Pinecrest: Thomas (T.J.) North

For the past couple of years, Westminster Christian senior Thomas (T.J.) North has been heading up a fundraiser for the community service club Students Offering…


Positive People in Pinecrest: Ryan Merritt

Columbus High School senior Ryan Merritt is in the top five percent of his class. He uses his academic ability to help others. “I tutor…