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Florencia Makk, Arrowhead Park Early College High School


KRWG Public Media features interviews with the Las Cruces Mayor's Top Teens in between programs on KRWG-TV.  KRWG is also featuring Top Teens on its website.

Florencia Makk is scheduled to graduate from Arrowhead Park Early College High School in 2021. Florencia has been involved in community service.  With her church, she has put on events for the kids of Las Cruces, packed and sent meals to third world countries, and created baked goods to raise money to send kids to summer camp when they couldn't pay for it. Florencia has also been involved in many activities. She has been successfully competing in gymnastics and going to meets around New Mexico and other states. She is on a swim team, swimming at New Mexico State University with "The Outlaws." She has run track every summer, during gymnastics preseason. She won State and Regional 1st Place for long jump and she made it to the Hershey's North American final in Philadelphia. She has been practicing track every summer with "The Stallions" as a cross training for her gymnastics. At Arrowhead Park High School, she was on the Mock Trial Team. She is interested in politics and is active in the "Young America’s Foundation."