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Last month, Immokalee High School senior and TIF superstar, Andrea Guerrero, received an email from representatives of the Speakers Assembly of Southwest Florida. The letter said, in part, “With the concurrence of the other committee members, [we] are delighted to tell you that you have been awarded a $1,000 scholarship by the Speakers Assembly of Southwest Florida. Congratulations!”

This tremendous honor is yet another feather in Andrea’s very adorned cap. She is a top student and a model citizen.

What else makes Andrea so interesting? Read on to find out.

About Andrea:

  • Born in Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico
  • Hopes to study international relations at college
  • Colleges she applied to: Yale University, Harvard University, Georgetown University, Vassar College, Cornell University, Smith College, and Amherst College
  • College she’ll be attending: Georgetown University
  • Plans to become Mexico’s U.S. Ambassador
  • Within the past year, she has studied at Immokalee High School, Edison State College, Florida Gulf Coast University, and the University of Florida
  • Her current weighted GPA: 5.2541
  • Her current class rank: 1/280
  • Her high school extracurricular activities have included National BETA Club, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Executive Board, and College Reach Out Program
  • Her recent honors and awards include FBLA Business Math District Winner, FBLA Business Calculations District Winner, Academic High Honor Roll, Young Entrepreneur & Innovator Award, Exemplary Leader Award, Outstanding Community Service Volunteer Award, and Harvard Book Award Recipient
  • Recent community service activities include active participation in the University of Florida Innovative Sustainability & Social Impact Initiative and Poder (People’s Organization for the Defense of Equal Rights)
  • Did we mention she’s an entrepreneur, too? Earlier this year she opened the Novel Sage, a business that creates unique gift designs from the pages of books. Check it out here.
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