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Scheck Hillel students win scholarships for achievement, service

Ilana Stiberman, Lauren Rub, Myles Gilbert, Matias Lancewicki and Abraham Woldenberg earned scholarships from the Jaime and Raquel Gilinski Hillel Ambassador Program for their achievements in academics and their community. The winners are pictured with Ezra Levy, Scheck Hillel Community School’s head of school; Andrew Butler, Gilinski Hillel Ambassadors Program advisor; and Vanessa Donaher, associate head of school.
Ilana Stiberman, Lauren Rub, Myles Gilbert, Matias Lancewicki and Abraham Woldenberg earned scholarships from the Jaime and Raquel Gilinski Hillel Ambassador Program for their achievements in academics and their community. The winners are pictured with Ezra Levy, Scheck Hillel Community School’s head of school; Andrew Butler, Gilinski Hillel Ambassadors Program advisor; and Vanessa Donaher, associate head of school. Photo provided to the Miami Herald

Myles Gilbert, Matias Lancewicki, Lauren Rub, Ilana Stiberman and Abraham Woldenberg of Scheck Hillel Community School received scholarships from the Jaime and Raquel Gilinski Hillel Ambassador Program for their academic achievements and service to their school.

Students are each required to write an essay, produce a video and create a résumé to apply. Finalists are then selected for a panel interview and then winners are announced. The five winners were recognized during a ceremony with family, friends, students and alumni last month.

“The Gilinski Hillel Ambassador Program recognizes excellence and leadership, and these students are the best representation of it,” said Ezra Levy, head of school. “We are grateful for Jaime and Raquel Gilinski’s stewardship of this ambassador program and for their commitment to Jewish education.”

Ransom Everglades School

Ben Rosenthal and Ryan Tie-Shue, both seniors at Ransom Everglades School, were recognized as National Advanced Placement Scholars after earning a four or higher on their advanced placement exams.

Several students were also recognized as AP Scholars with Distinction, including Evan Azari, Shovan Bhatia, Celine de Araujo, Gabriel Echarte, Sophia Elliott, Carlos Esber, Daniel Freedline, Catherine Garcia, David Goldstein, Luca Gonzalez-Abreu, Violet Handforth, Rhona He, Gabriel Jaramillo, Stephen Kaiser, Scott Kim, Sonja Lazovic, Alexander Lerner, Andrew Lorenzen, Olivia Perdigon, Fernando Perez-Hickman, Ines Pinilla, Tomas Pinilla, Eric Plass, Martin Posada, Benjamin Rosenthal, Dylan Roston, Skylar Scharer, Mia Schatz, Ryan Sears, Joshua Solesbury, Hannah Tacher Lois, Jacob Tie-Shue, Felipe Urrutia, Valeria Vela, Thor Wahlestedt, Jordan Wong, Megan Zou and Jorge Zreik.

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Amanda Miyares, Steven Diaz, Alberto Alvarez, Kevin Rodriguez and Luis Figueira of Doral Academy Preparatory School took home trophies after competing in the American Heritage Fall Junior High Math Invitational. Photo provided to the Miami Herald

Doral Academy Preparatory School

Several students from Doral Academy Preparatory School took home trophies after competing in the American Heritage Fall Junior High Math Invitational earlier this month.

In the sixth-grade division, Luis Figueira placed seventh. In the seventh-grade division, Kevin Rodriguez placed sixth. For the eighth-grade division, Amanda Miyares placed fourth, Steven Diaz placed sixth, and Alberto Alvarez placed seventh.

Cutler Bay High School

The Cutler Bay town council recently appointed new members to its Youth Council Committee, which is a group of young adults who advise the council on issues regarding the youth of Cutler Bay.

To serve, youth committee members must be Cutler Bay residents.

The new youth council members include Bryan Ruesca, Derricha Taylor, Cole Tucker, Alondra Gomez, Pedro Rodriguez and Paola Dali of Cutler Bay High School.

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