Positive People


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…


Positive People In Pinecrest – Ellie Zhang

  Palmetto High senior Ellie Zhang is considering a career as a doctor. “Doctors are an important part of society and it would be important…


Positive People In Pinecrest – Bianca Hernandez

St. Brenden’s High School senior Bianca Hernandez had a personal health problem but has used the experience to help others. She was diagnosed with ulcerative…


Positive People In Pinecrest – James Wang

Miami Palmetto High senior James Wang participates in Tutoring for Tomorrow, helping fellow students in math and science. He covers algebra, pre-calculus, calculus, biology, physics…


Positive People In Pinecrest – Jeffrey Li

Palmetto High senior Jeffrey Li’s senior year is starting on a good note. He’s been named a National AP Scholar and National Merit Semifinalist. Li…


Positive People In Pinecrest – Abigail Hason

Miami Palmetto High senior Abigail Hason spent much of this summer volunteering at the Community Living Center, the nursing home that is a part of…


Positive People in Pinecrest : Emily Russell

Incoming Palmetto High senior Emily Russell volunteers for the American Cancer Society. It’s important to her because she lost three of her grandparents to cancer….