Articles by Linda Rodriguez Bernfeld

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…


Student Spotlight: Maya Iskandarani

Coral Gables High senior Maya Iskandarani visited Lebanon to see family and also help Syrian refugees. She and her brother had clothing to donate to…


Student Spotlight: Howard Senior

A couple of years ago, Coral Gable High senior Howard Senior traveled to Puerto Rico with his youth group. The 25 teens from First United…


Student Spotlight: Lady Del Castillo

Coral Gables High senior Lady del Castillo is the secretary of the drama troupe, the club for students who participate in drama competitions. This was…


Positive People in Pinecrest: Julian Asilis

Gulliver Prep senior Julian Asilis has done something few high students can do – he scored a perfect score on the ACT exam—36 out of…