Georgia Bulletin

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(L-r) Natalie Mata, Andres Rodriguez and Viviana Munguia, all seniors at Pinecrest Academy, Cumming, were recognized at the Atlanta Regional Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards in November. They were among 21 Latino high school seniors honored for their success in the classroom and community service.


Pinecrest seniors honored by Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Published January 8, 2015

ATLANTA—Three Pinecrest Academy seniors were recognized at the 16th annual Atlanta Regional Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards held at Georgia Tech on Nov. 18 by The Hispanic Heritage Foundation.

Honored for their accomplishments in the classroom and in their community, the Pinecrest students swept the awards in the business and entrepreneurship category, with Andres Rodriguez winning the gold award, Natalie Mata the silver award, and Viviana Munguia the bronze award.

A total of 21 Latino high school seniors from Atlanta were recognized at the annual event. The Hispanic Heritage Foundation is a nonprofit established in 1987 to inspire, prepare and connect minority leaders in the classroom, community and workforce.