Positive People


Positive People in Pinecrest – Osmel Alvarez

Palmer Trinity senior Osmel Alvarez spent a lot of time in his last two years of high school working to help underprivileged children supplement their…



Positive People in Pinecrest – Lauren Lugones

Gulliver Prep junior Lauren Lugones is part of the Gulliver engineering program. She’s worked on Project GEM (Generating Electricity Through Motion). The students worked on…


Positive People in Pinecrest – Brooke Ortiz

Last summer Palmetto High junior Brooke Ortiz volunteered at the dialysis unit at Jack Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. “I played with the kids,” she says. “We…



Positive People in Pinecrest : Ethan Hill

Since eighth grade, Palmer Trinity junior Ethan Hill has been an activist for Cambodia. “We raise awareness about the genocide that occurred there in the…


Positive People in Pinecrest : Gabriela Calvo

Palmer Trinity junior Gabriela Calvo volunteers at Baptist Hospital twice in the Volunteer Services department. When she’s there, she runs errands including delivering blood or…


Positive People in Pinecrest : Maria Valentina

A key word in today’s society is diversity. Gulliver Prep senior Maria Valentina knows about diversity – her mother is Argentinian, her father is from…