Positive People


Positive People in Pinecrest – Michelle Verwaay

Born in Haiti, Palmer Trinity senior Michelle Verwaay still has ties to the island nation. Which makes the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew difficult for…


Positive People in Pinecrest – Giovanna Befeler

Palmer Trinity sophomore Giovanna Befeler loves musical theater. She acted in Palmer productions and in local theater. This summer, she went to the Big Apple…


Positive People in Pinecrest – Daniel Bravo

Christopher Columbus High School senior Daniel Bravo volunteers at Blue Lakes Elementary School helping teachers with special needs students. “I help with tutoring there,” he…




Positive People In Pinecrest – Christian Silva

Archbishop Coleman F. Carroll High School senior Christian Silva is one of the founders of 305 United, a community service organization made up of students…


Positive People In Pinecrest – Sara Kong

This summer Palmetto High School senior Sara Kong traveled to Jamaica on a mission trip with her church, Kendall United Methodist. That weeklong trip opened…


Positive People In Pinecrest – Steven Wolf

Miami Palmetto High senior Steven Wolf has been volunteering at Friendship Circle since he was in seventh grade. Now he’s a president of the organization….


Positive People In Pinecrest – Matthieu Vatinelle

As a child, Palmetto High School senior Matthieu Vatinelle watched his parents compete in endurance sports—either running, cycling or swimming. “We had a house with…