Student of the Month - December
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Monday, December 12, 2016
Maria Martinez
Maria Martinez

Maria Martinez, Senior at Newberry High School and student in Jolene Smith’s Marketing class at the Career Center. She is an Honors student at Newberry High where she is in the top 10 and is also enrolled in dual credit classes through Piedmont Tech. Her honors include being named a Junior Marshall, Student of the Quarter at the Career Center in 2015 and 2016, a Student of the Month in the International Exchange Club, a 2015 Student of the Month at Newberry High, Scholar Student of the Week by Friday Night Lights Fox Sports and Most Valuable Player for her soccer team last year. She has been playing soccer for Newberry High since 7th grade.

Maria is a member of the Beta Club and The National Honor Society, a member of the Newberry Leadership Club and participates in community service programs like Meals on Wheels and the Reading for Reader Club. She is an Alter server at St. Marks Catholic Church and is fully bilingual in English and Spanish. On top of all of these accomplishments, Maria finds time to work as a cashier at Food Lion. She is the daughter of Maribel and Ruben Martinez who are here with us today.

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