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  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - ALEXIS ESTRINGEL
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - ALEXIS ESTRINGEL
    Parents: Roberto & Cindy Estringel

    Educational or Future Plans:
    My plans are to attend Texas A&M University Corpus Christi to obtain my Bachelors of Science in nursing.

    Clubs and Officer Positions:
    I am a 4 year HOSA member, 4 year Varsity Powerlifter and in the National Honor Society.

    Accomplishments/Honors:
    I am a 3x regional and state qualifier for the Alice Powerlifting team. In 2016 and 2018 our teams placed 3rd at the Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association State Championship.
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - CAITLIN ESTRADA
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - CAITLIN ESTRADA
    Parents: Tara Koerner and Frank Estrada Jr.

    Educational or Future Plans :
    I will be attending Stephen F. Austin State University and studying business management.

    Clubs and Officer Positions:
    I am in National Honor Society, vice president of Skills USA Culinary Chapter, cheer manager for the 2017-2018 school year.

    Accomplishments/Honors:
    I have won a few awards competing in culinary competitions. I previously won grand champion in dessert last year at the State of Texas BBQ Cook Off. I also competed in the commercial baking and won second in Regionals and moved on to the State competition in Corpus Christi at the American Bank Center.
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - KAITLYN BUENTELLO
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - KAITLYN BUENTELLO
    Parents: Crystal Salinas & Oscar Buentello

    Educational or Future Plans:
    I plan on attending Texas A&M Kingsville this fall of 2018 and earning my Bachelors degree in Biomedical Science.

    Clubs and Officer Positions:
    I am a 2-year member of the Girls Varsity Basketball team, 1-year member of the Varsity Cross Country team, and I am a member of the National Honor Society.

    Accomplishments/Honors:
    I have earned the Lady Coyote Fighting Heart Award for the girls basketball team, I have received 1st and 2nd team All-District, All-Academic Award, and I am ranked in the top 10% of my graduating class.


  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - CHRISTOPHER REYES
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - CHRISTOPHER REYES
    Parents : Robert and Tina Reyes

    Educational or Future Plans:
    I will attend Texas A&M Corpus Christi to earn a BA in Music with a Minor in Music Industry.

    Clubs and Officer Positions:
    I was the drumline section leader for the Alice High School marching band for two years.

    Accomplishments/Honors:
    I composed a drum break for Alice High School Band’s 2017 UIL marching show entitled “Fear of the Unknown”. I also made District November 2017 and advanced to Region Competition TMEA 2017 for percussion.

  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - VICTORIA GARCIA
    TEEN OF THE WEEK -  VICTORIA GARCIA
    Parents: Monique Terrel Garcia and Mr. and Mrs. Reuben and Selina Garcia

    Educational or Future Plans:
    I will be attending the University of Texas at San Antonio in the fall, majoring in Communication with a plan to become a Speech Pathologist. I will also be minoring in Business.

    Clubs and Officer Positions:
    I have been a Health Occupations Students of America club member through my high school years. I also previously participated in the Alice band from my 7th grade year until my junior year. I participated in the Journalism Club, and was a Strutter Dance Team Manager.

    Accomplishments/Honors:
    I am a two year National Honor Society member. I am top 25% in my class, and take multiple AP classes.


  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - HANNAH MARTINEZ
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - HANNAH MARTINEZ
    Parents: Veronica Martinez

    Educational or Future plans:
    Obtain a BSN & Law Degree

    Clubs and Officer Positions:
    2017-2018 HOSA President, Member of NHS, Varsity Volleyball & Soccer & a 4-time Varsity track/Cross-Country runner, Summer Track Participant & Coach

    Accomplishments/Honors:
    I’m a CNA CBC 2018 graduate, Received the
    Fighting Heart & MVP in Cross-Country, Honorable Mention, Academic All-District, All Academic for District 30-5A for Soccer, 1st Place Varsity State
    Decathlon participant, and a HOSA State Qualifier
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - DESTINY TYRONE
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - DESTINY TYRONE
    Parents: Bea Tyrone & Jon Tyrone

    Educational or future plans:
    I want to pursue my dreams in becoming an Athletic Trainer by getting my Masters of Science in Athletic Training at TAMUCC.

    Clubs and Officer Positions:
    I am the secretary of Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), National Honors Society, and the captain of the Student Athletic Trainers (SAT).

    Accomplishments/ Honors:
    Lettered three years of Varsity football (training), lettered four years in Varsity Basketball (training), lettered two years in Varsity Softball, lettered one year in Varsity Baseball (training).
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - REFUGIO DELBOSQUE
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - REFUGIO DELBOSQUE
    Parent: Valentin Del Bosque

    Educational or Future Plans:
    In the future I plan to advance my culinary skills to become a great chef.

    Clubs and Officer Positions:
    Cafe 400, Skills USA, Band, and Magic Club

    Accomplishments/Honors:
    Achievement Award for competing in a bbq cook off in Burnt Tx , two First Place Ribbon from County Fair Alice, two Class Champion Ribbon from County Fair, one Division Winner Ribbon from County Fair, and made it to state in Skills USA in Culinary Arts.
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - ALEXANDER TOBAR
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - ALEXANDER TOBAR
    Parents: Alicia G. Tobar and Fabian R. Tobar

    Educational or Future Plans:
    After attending local colleges, I plan on transferring to a major university to obtain my doctorate in Anesthesiology.

    Clubs and Officer Positions:
    Band, ROTC, HOSA, and Magic Club

    Accomplishments/ Honors:
    Top 25% of graduating Senior Class
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - ROBERT VARELA
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - ROBERT VARELA
    Parents: Melinda Sanchez and Raymundo Varela

    Educational or Future Plans:
    I plan to go to Coastal Bend College to study mechanics after I graduate from high school.

    Accomplishments/Honors:
    I started playing football at William Adams and have continued playing through high school. I received the Unsung Hero award from Dave Campbell, which included a $500 scholarship.
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - JOE LOPEZ
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - JOE LOPEZ
    Parents: Lucy Lopez and Erasmo Lopez

    Educational or Future Plans:
    I plan on attending the University of Texas A&M Corpus Christi this coming fall, majoring in nursing. My ultimate goal is to become a nurse anesthetist.

    Clubs and Officer Positions:
    • National Honor Society
    • Colorguard- Squad Leader
    • Band
    • Interact Club
    • Skills USA

    Accomplishments/Honors:
    • National Honor Society member
    • Within top 15% of senior class
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - FERRARI GARCIA
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - FERRARI GARCIA
    Parents: Lino and Sharon Garcia

    My educational plans and future plans are to receive my Associates at Coastal Bend College in Alice Texas. After that, I plan on going to the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio Texas to get my Bachelors Degree.

    Clubs and Officer Positions:
    I’m in AFJROTC (4 years),USASkills, NHS, Interact Club, and Student Council. I am the historian in Student Council.

    Accomplishments/ Honors:
    I will be graduating in May 2018 from Coastal Bend College for Auto Mechanics. I also have a Distinguished Scholarship in the Career Category (2017).
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - ALIANA GAMBOA
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - ALIANA GAMBOA
    Parents: Mr. and Mrs. TJ Gonzales and Mr. and Mrs. Ram Gamboa

    Educational or Future Plans:
    I am going to attend the University of Texas at Austin and major in Psychology with a specialty in children’s cognitive thinking and development. With this degree, I plan on becoming a clinical psychologist and eventually open my own practice.

    Clubs and Officer Position:
    *Band- 4 year member
    *Southern Pride Strutter- 4 year member; Major
    *Student Council- 4 year member; Secretary and Parliamentarian
    *Teen ACTS- 3 year member: Co-director
    *NHS- 3 year member
    *SKILLS USA- 2 year member; Secretary

    Accomplishments/ Honors:
    *10 year Altar Server Award
    *Coyote Scholar
    *Semi-finalist for the Junior Citizenship of the year
    award
    *National History Day Regional Qualifier
    *1st Place County Fair Homemade Goods Participant
    *3rd Place State Qualifier for SKILLS USA
    Competition
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - IESHA ALEXANDER
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - IESHA ALEXANDER
    Parents: Patricia Alexander

    Educational or Future Plans:
    This fall, I plan on attending the University of Houston where I’ll be working towards the prerequisites for pre-medicine and masters in biology.

    Clubs and Officer Positions:
    National Honors Society and HOSA

    Accomplishments/Honors:
    Being accepted into The University of Houston.

  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - SAMANTHA PEREZ
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - SAMANTHA PEREZ
    Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Sam & Alma Perez

    Educational or Future Plans:
    As of now I plan to further my education at The University of Texas A&M in College Station and major in Chemistry to work towards attending and graduating from medical school.

    Clubs/Positions:
    4 year AHS Cheerleader ( 3 years Varsity, 1 year Junior Varsity)
    PALS Member
    TAFE Participant
    Skills USA Participant
    2 year National Honors Society Member (2017-2018 Historian)
    3 year AHS Band & Marching Band Member

    Accomplishment/Honors:
    AHS Junior Homecoming Duchess
    AHS Senior Homecoming Duchess
    3 year Coyote Scholar
    NCA All American Cheerleader (Cheer camp 2016-2017)
    UCA All American Cheerleader (Cheer camp 2014-2015)
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - BRYANNA DAVIS
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - BRYANNA DAVIS
    Parents: Serena Davis

    Educational or future plans:
    I plan on attending Texas State University in San Marcos to further my education in the fall after I graduate from high school, and to study in the field of forensic science.

    Clubs and Officer Positions:
    I am a member of the One Act Play of four years, the HOSA Club for a year, a Thespian of four years, and the National Honor Society for a year.

  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - JORDAN VEGA
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - JORDAN VEGA
    Parents: Oscar and Christina Estringel and Keith Vega

    Educational or future plans:
    My plans are to attend the University of Houston to receive a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Management.

    Clubs and Officer Positions:
    I have been the school’s mascot for three years. I have also been an AHS varsity football trainer for 4 years, and my junior year I was inducted into the National Honor Society. I am also a part of the Culinary Arts program.

    Accomplishments/Honors:
    One of my proudest accomplishments is receiving an award for Best Mascot of 2017 at cheer camp. I was also awarded the opportunity to be a part of the National Cheer Association (NCA) cheer staff.
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK: MATTHEW LARA
    TEEN OF THE WEEK: MATTHEW LARA
    Parents: Donna and Jose Lara

    Educational or Future Plans:
    I plan to attend Texas A&M Corpus Christi where I will continue my education in nursing. While attending Texas A&M, I will also be continuing my running career collegiately. I have been blessed by receiving an athletic scholarship to be part of the Islander cross country and track team. After receiving my Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN), I plan to move to North Texas where I will study to earn my Master’s degree in Nursing (MSN). I plan to become a Nurse Practitioner and specialize in orthopedics.

    Clubs and Officer Positions:
    I am a four- year varsity member of the cross-country, track, swim team, two year-varsity member of the soccer team and a member of the National Honor Society.

    Accomplishments/Honors:
    I am ranked in the top 30 of my graduating class. I am a state qualifier for cross-country. I currently hold the school record for the fastest 5K, two-year most valuable player (MVP) recipient in cross-country, one-time fighting heart award winner for cross country, one time honorable mention soccer recipient, and All academic recipient.
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - ASHLEY GARCIA
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - ASHLEY GARCIA
    Parents: Noel Garcia

    Educational or Future Plans:
    My plan is to graduate from UTSA with a bachelor's degree in physical therapy and go into the field of athletic training.

    Clubs and Officer Positions:
    NHS, SkillsUSA, FCCLA, Sports Medicine

    Accomplishments/Honors:
    Three year varsity football trainer, NHS inductee, and top 25% of the senior class.
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - ALYSSA RAMON
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - ALYSSA RAMON
    Parents: Rex and JoAnn Ramon

    Educational/Future Plans:
    Currently, my plans are to either attend Texas A&M at College Station, or the University of Texas at San Antonio, and obtain my Bachelors of Science in nursing.

    Clubs and Officer Positions:
    I am the Vice President of our senior class, TAFE, and Skills USA. I am also a member of the National Honor Society, and a PAL/Teacher Assistant (2 years). I have been on the Southern Pride Strutters dance team for 2 years, and a varsity swimmer for 4 years.

    Accomplishments/Honors:
    I have dedicated each summer to the Alice Swim Team since the age of 5, dancer at Amy’s School of Dance, three-year regional qualifier for the swim team at the high school, two-year fighting heart award recipient for varsity swim, received a purple cord for being an altar server for 10 years for St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church, am CPR certified and have been a lifeguard for 2 years, and was Junior Class president 2016-2017.
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - CARLOS GARZA
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - CARLOS GARZA
    Parents : Gayle and Carlos Garza Jr.

    Educational and Future Plans:
    I am going to college to study computer science to be a software systems developer.

    Clubs and Officer Positions:
    PALS, TAFE, SkillsUSA and National Honor Society

    Accomplishments/Honors:
    National Honor Society, top 20% in my class, and a mentor at the Alice Boys and Girls Club.
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK: TREY JARAMILLO
    TEEN OF THE WEEK: TREY JARAMILLO
    Parents: Rene and Melissa Jaramillo

    Educational or Future Plans:
    I plan on attending Texas A&M University in College Station to earn my Bachelor’s degree and then I plan on attending Medical school to become a Pediatrician.

    Clubs and Officer Positions:
    I am a 3-year Varsity Football and Baseball player and I am a member of the National Honor Society.

    Accomplishments / Honors:
    I was recently inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at Coastal Bend College. I was the Quarterback for the 2017 Alice Coyote Bi-District and Area Champions. I was awarded the Friday Night Fever Game Changer of the Week award and I was nominated for the Dave Campbell Mr. Texas Football player of the week as well as the Friday Night Blitz Athlete of the week.
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - CHRISTIAN RANGEL
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - CHRISTIAN RANGEL
    Parents: Deborah Zertuche & Marco Zertuche

    Educational or Future Plans: My future plans is to have my own video game business, and work for the best of the best video game companies that are very successful.

    Clubs and Officer Positions: ROTC and National Honors Society. I am a member of NHS.

    Accomplishments/ Honors: ROTC- ‘76 Rise of Men



  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - MIRANDA GONZALEZ
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - MIRANDA GONZALEZ
    Parents: Pedro Gonzalez III & Venessa Gonzalez

    Educational or Future Plans: For my future plans I want to go to college and become a Physical Therapist.

    Clubs and Officer Positions:
    ● HOSA 4 years
    ● Mariachi 4 years
    ● Band 4 years (2 years Honors, 1 year section leader, Regional advancer
    ● Color Guard 1 year
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - JOSE MONTES
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - JOSE MONTES
    Parents: Irene Hernandez

    Educational or Future Plans:
    I plan to move to and attend the Texas A&M University- at Kingsville during the Fall of 2018 and major in mathematics. With a bachelor's degree in math I hope to become an instructor and eventually go back to school and get my master’s degree in mathematics to expand my career options.

    Accomplishments/Honors:
    I’ve been an A/B Honor Roll student all 4 years of High School. I reached the top 10% of my class during my junior year and currently sit at the #21 spot out of the 280 students in my class. I was a member of the PALS during my junior year and was also on the soccer team my first 2 years of High School. In addition, I was certified for Microsoft Word via Microsoft Office and also became WECW World Champion.

  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - ESTEBAN GARZA
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - ESTEBAN GARZA
    Parents: Reyes & Rosario Garza

    Educational or Future Plans:
    To study civil engineering at either Texas A&M Kingsville or the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

    Clubs and Officer Positions: HOSA - 4 year

    Accomplishments/Honors:
    Coyote Scholar and State Qualifier for SkillsUSA
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - SYDNEY MUNOZ
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - SYDNEY MUNOZ
    Parents: Sandra Muñoz and David Muñoz Jr

    Educational or Future Plans:
    I plan to receive my bachelors from the University of Incarnate Word, and further my career in law school.

    Clubs: Cheerleading
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - ROSA LILLICH
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - ROSA LILLICH
    Parents: Anahi Lillich and Arnold Lozano

    Educational/Future Plans:
    I plan on advancing my education at Texas A&M Corpus Christi, majoring in Psychology and minoring in International Business. I later want to go to the University of Texas for law school, earning my international business law degree. I also want to be able to open up my own corporate law firm when I get older and have more experience in my field of law.

    Clubs and Officer Positions:
    ● Choir
    ● Student Council
    ● Business Professionals of America
    ● Class of 2018 Treasurer
    ● National Honor Society

    Accomplishments/Honors:
    ● Coyote Scholar
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - ARYSSA CRUZ
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - ARYSSA CRUZ
    Parents: Priscilla and Joe Cruz

    Educational/Future Plans: I plan on attending the University of Texas at Austin in the fall. I aim to earn a bachelor’s degree in Physiology, while minoring in the Pre-Optometry courses that they offer. Once I achieve that goal, I will transfer to the University of Houston of Optometry, where I will receive a doctorate in optometry.

    Clubs or Officer Positions: I am a four-year varsity member on the swim team, in HOSA, a member of Senior Class, and the treasurer for National Honor Society.

    Accomplishments/Honors: I have had all ‘A’ honor roll throughout high school, gone to state two years for history fair, am a four-year coyote scholar, three-year regional qualifier for swim, two-year fighting heart award recipient for swimming, and I was nominated for the Corpus Christi Caller-Times/Citgo Distinguished Scholars.
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - RICARDO RAUL MARTINEZ III
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - RICARDO RAUL MARTINEZ III
    Parents: Rick & Jessica Martinez

    Education Plan: I plan to attend Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, and pursue a degree in education. I plan to receive my Bachelors Degree in English, soon after pursue my Masters, and ultimately receive my Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership.

    Clubs and Extracurricular Activities: Alice High School Marching Band (4 Years), One Act Play (4 Years), Skills U.S.A. Education Chapter, T.A.F.E. (Texas Association of Future Educators). PALS (Peers, Accepting, Learning, and Sharing)

    Accomplishments and Honors: Drum Major of the Alice High School Marching Band, President of Skills U.S.A. Education Chapter, President of T.A.F.E.
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - ANTONIO NAVARRETE
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - ANTONIO NAVARRETE
    Parents: Cesar and Mariselda Navarrete

    Educational or Future Plans: My ambition is to move back to Illinois, during the summer of 2018, which is where I plan to attend college. I will major in Architectural Design at the University of Illinois Champagne Urbana.

    Clubs and Officer Positions: I have dedicated my time and effort to the Alice High School marching band and Honors band for four years.

    Accomplishments/Honors: I have been a part of the Coyote Scholars for three years, and I hope to be in it my senior year. I've also been enrolled in pre-ap and AP core classes since the 7th grade. I also survived AP chemistry l, and now I will take on AP physics.
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - Greg Rodriguez
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - Greg Rodriguez
    Parent: Lisa Cisneros

    EDUCATIONAL PLANS: I plan on furthering my education at either the University of Texas at Austin or the University of Incarnate Ward.

    CLUBS AND POSITIONS: NHS, Soccer, Diving, and Captain of the Alice High School Cheer Squad

    ACCOMPLISHMENTS/HONORS: Second Team All-State in Diving, Top All-American Cheerleader, Coyote Scholar, MVP Diving 2015-2017, and AHS Cheer Leadership Award
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - HANNAH HAYSLIP
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - HANNAH HAYSLIP
    Parents: Elice and Clay Hayslip

    Educational or Future Plans: Next fall I plan to attend Texas A&M University at College Station and graduate with a degree majoring in animal science.

    Clubs and Officer Positions: I have been on the Alice Varsity Swim Team for four years along with being a part of the Alice Swim Team since I was about five years old. I am also currently an AHS Varsity cheerleader and have participated in this sport for four years as well.

    Accomplishments/Honors: Some accomplishments I have acquired over the years are having been members of both NJHS and NHS, I am also going to be a 4 year Coyote Scholar. I have been the MVP for the high school swim team for three years as well as being recognized as All District and All Regions for three years. I have also medaled at state for the summer swim team for three years and currently hold the title for the 50 butterfly. I also attended the State Games of America in which I have 3 top five finishes and a first place in a relay. I am also a certified lifeguard and have been for two years.

  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - LINDEN MOORE
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - LINDEN MOORE
    Parents: Bruce and Valerie Moore

    Clubs and Officer Positions: NHS Parliamentarian, PALS (2 years), TAFE, Varsity Cheerleader, Member Church of Christ Youth Group

    Accomplishments/Honors: National Honor Society (3 years), NCA All-American Cheerleader, CPR certified
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - MATTHEW GALLEGOS
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - MATTHEW GALLEGOS
    Parents: Graciano and Laura Salinas

    Education or Future Plans: I plan to attend a University where I hope to double-major in Music Education and Performance.

    Clubs and Officer Positions:
    ○ Trombone Section Leader (3 years)
    ○ PTSA Parliamentarian (2 years)
    ○ NHS Member (1 year)
    ○ Mariachi (4 years)

    Accomplishments/Honors:
    ○ Honors Band (4 years)
    ○ District/Region band (3 years)
    ○ Coyote Scholar (4 years)
    ○ State-achieving Trombone Quartet
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - LEAH FUENTES
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - LEAH FUENTES
    Parents- George and Rebecca Fuentes

    Education plans: I plan to further my education at Baylor University in Waco, Texas and receive my Master of Business Administration degree with plans to someday open my own business.

    Clubs & Positions: I am a four year Varsity Cheerleader and the Co-captain of this years
    cheerleading squad. I am a 4 time All-American cheerleader and received an invitation to tryout for the National Cheerleading Association (NCA) staff. 2016-2017 Junior Class Vice-President, NHS Member, Varsity Soccer, PALS Member and TAFE Participant.

  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - GABRIELLA CANALES
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - GABRIELLA CANALES
    Parents: Adan & Elizabeth Canales

    Educational and Future Plans: My future plans are to attend either Texas A&M University College Station, or University of Texas at Austin. If accepted to Texas A&M University I plan on getting a degree in Allied Health, then continuing my masters degree to become an Occupational Therapist. If accepted into University of Texas, I plan on majoring in Public Health, graduating with that degree than going further for my masters in Occupational Therapy.

    Clubs/Officer Positions:
    Jr. Class Treasurer 2016-2017
    NHS Secretary 2017-2018
    HOSA Member
    Interact Active Member
    Athletics

    Accomplishments and Honors:
    Top 20, ranked 12
    4 year varsity returner in
    -volleyball
    -softball
    -golf
    2 year varsity
    -powerlifting
    -golf
    History fair regional qualifier
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - ROSE TORRES
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - ROSE TORRES
    Parents: Betty and Hector Villarreal and the late Benjamin Torres

    Educational or Future Plans: Next fall, I plan to attend the University of Texas at Austin to major and graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Rhetoric and Writing. In Austin, I hope to enhance my craft and fulfill my purpose of healing and moving people through my words.

    Clubs and Officer Positions: I am currently the President of the Interact Club, a volunteer-based community service group, and the Vice President of the National Honor Society at Alice High School. I have also participated in Academic Decathlon, UIL Debate, UIL Poetry and Prose, and am a lector at St. Joseph's Catholic Church.

    Accomplishments/Honors: Attending the New York University Pre-College Program, I was awarded with the Darlene Forrest Award for excellence in the Expository Writing Program and will be published under Notable Mentions for an essay I wrote over the summer. I have had the honor of winning a State Championship in Academic Decathlon in 2016, receiving a bronze medal in Interview (2016) and a gold medal in Speech at a State Meet (2017). I am a four year Coyote Scholar (ranked valedictorian), have won a Rotary Speech Scholarship, and have attended the RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards).
  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - JAVI MARTINEZ
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - JAVI MARTINEZ
    Parents: Misty and Johnny Martinez

    Educational or Future Plans: I plan to major in both biomedical engineering and neuroscience so that I can become a Neuro engineer in the future.

    Accomplishments/ Honors: In my freshman year, along with my team we won the Academic Octathlon region and state championship. In the next year in Decathlon, we won the region and state competitions as well. In my junior year, we managed to advance to state but did not win it.

  • TEEN OF THE WEEK - Alyssa Sauceda
    TEEN OF THE WEEK - Alyssa Sauceda
    Parents: Rene and Rebecca Sauceda

    Educational or Future Plans:
    I plan to move to Austin, TX to further my education in Nursing at UT, receiving a Master’s Degree of Science in Nursing (MSN). I plan to become a Nurse Practitioner with a specialty I’ll soon find out with experience.

    Clubs and Officer Positions:
    - NHS President
    - 2 year Marching Band Section Leader
    - Jr. Class Historian
    - HOSA
    - 4 year Honors Band
    - Interact Club
    - Athletics

    Accomplishments/Honors:
    - Attended Camp RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards)
    - Top 20, ranked 5
    - USASkills Basic Health Care (State Qualifier)
    - Hosted AHS 3rd Annual Film Festival @ South Texas Art Museum (2017)