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Las Cruces Mayor's Top Teens

KRWG Public Media features segments with the Las Cruces Mayor's Top Teens in between programs on KRWG-TV.  The full archive of segments is available on the KRWG Top Teens YouTube Channel

Marisol Lozano, Arrowhead Park Medical Academy

5 hours ago

  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. 

Since her freshman year, Marisol Lozano has been in HOSA, formerly known as Health Occupation Students of America.  She has been a state officer twice.  She was elected as HOSA State President in February of 2018.  The awards she has received with this include Gold medal, Community Awareness- 2016, Bronze medal, Epidemiology- 2016. She even competed at Internationals in Nashville, TN., winning Gold medal, Biomedical Debate- 2017, Silver medal CPR/First Aid- 2017. The next year she competed at Internationals in Orlando FL., winning Gold medal, Community Awareness- 2018 and Gold medal, Researched Persuasive Writing & Speaking- 2018.

Henry Gatica-Gutierrez, Oñate High School

Jul 29, 2019

  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. 

Henry Gatica-Gutierrez, Oñate High School,  was recognized as a Hispanic National Merit Scholar. He has lettered in academics and maintained a rigorous course load while participating in extra-curricular activities. He is a member of the Science Olympiad team, the baseball team as well as the Marching and Symphonic band.

Elizabeth Furr, Arrowhead Park High School

Jul 17, 2019

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. 

Elizabeth Furr received Academic Letters.  She was inducted into the National Honor Society and is the Mechanical and Strategy Captain for the robotics team.

She participates in National Honor Society and FIRST Robotics, through which she performs community service.  She also took photos and formatted pages for the school yearbook.  

Salvador Filerio, Mayfield High School

Jun 18, 2019

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. 

Salvador received Hispanic National Merit Scholar recognition and received 2nd place on the AP exam portion of the Chemistry Science Olympiad competition. He has lettered in academics and has been a dedicated member of the Science Olympiad teams all while maintaining a rigorous class load and remaining dedicated to his extra-curricular activities.  Salvador has been involved in marching and symphonic band through all years in high school.

He participates in the community regularly through church. Most recently, he helped serve at El Caldito Soup Kitchen. In the future, he would like to volunteer his time working with cancer patients and helping to find gentler treatments.

Jacqueline Estrada, Mayfield High School

Jun 4, 2019

Jacqueline Estrada is active in Orchestra, Symphony, and Winter Guard.

Her honors include:  Symphony-section leader, Orchestra- Principal Violist, Mayfield High School certificate of academic achievement, Mayfield High School Academic letter, Solo and Ensemble music festival- Superior rating.

Jacqueline is an extremely active member of her community, accumulating roughly 150 hours of community service.

Annika Conn, Mesilla Valley Christian School

May 13, 2019

  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. 

 

Annika is part of the Varsity Volleyball Team, Varsity Basketball Team, National Honor Society, Students Leading through Service, and the Spanish Club.

She has won All-District Basketball Player, Homecoming Princess, All-District Volleyball Player, NMHSCA Class 2A All-State 2nd Team Volleyball,  All-Tourney Team Lady Cardinal Volleyball Invitational, All-Tourney Team Cliff Round-Up Basketball Tourney,  All-Tourney Team Reserve Basketball Invitational, MVCS Girls Basketball MVP 2018, MVCS Girls Basketball Coaches Award 2018, and is an All District 3-2A Basketball Player.

Khanh Ly (Sky) Cao, Oñate High School

Apr 14, 2019

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. 

Sky is a member of her high school Marksmanship Team, which won numerous matches at competitions in New Mexico and Texas.

She is Executive Officer of NJROTC. Responsible for the management, administration and training of 130 assigned cadets. Plans and participates in community service and outreach. Competes as a member of the Marksmanship, Drill and physical fitness teams. She has achieved the position and rank of Cadet lieutenant while just completing her second year in the unit.

Sky averages over 250 hours per year in support of organizations such as LCPS , VFW Post 6917, Senior Olympics, Morningside Village, and Las Cruces Rod Runners.

Chaeley Boykin, Centennial High School

Mar 19, 2019

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

Chaeley is a member of Student Government, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Media Program, and Renaissance.  She is also a varsity cheerleader and pole vaulter for Centennial High School.  In addition, she is a Junior Rotarian and a member of the National Honor Society.

Through St. Paul's, Chaeley has volunteered for VBS, Children's ministry, and El Cavario.  Through student government, she helped veterans and served as a child educator volunteer.  Through National Honor Society, she has volunteered in various classrooms.

Jaqueline Avila, Alma d'Arte High School

Feb 13, 2019

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

Jacqueline is very active in extra-curricular activities.  She is the Secretary of National Honor Society, a prom committee member, and she leads the student government team and the yearbook club.  She was also selected to participate in Junior Leadership sponsored by the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce.

Christa Attigobe, Centennial High School

Jan 28, 2019

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

Christa is a past participant of TeenPact Leadership School- a week long state conference that teaches middle school and high school students about government.

She received a Centennial High School Academic Letter Award and was a participant in the New Mexico State University Young Women in Computing.  She was a Distinguished Young Women of New Mexico Finalist: a national scholarship program that promotes and rewards scholarship, leadership, and talent in young women.  She was also a nominee and future participant of the National Youth Leadership Forum on Advanced Medicine and Healthcare at Johns Hopkins University

Jaylen Acosta, Oñate High School

Jan 22, 2019

Jaylen has high goals to graduate in the top 10 of her class with a 4.0 GPA or higher.

She hopes to earn a degree in education to be a teacher and coach basketball.

Her accomplishments include taking numerous AP and Honors classes, earning an academic letter, being a part of the National Honor Society, and playing Varsity Basketball.

She also finds time to give back by volunteering with the New Mexico Senior Olympics Summer Games, Camp of Champ Basketball Camps and Comcast Cares Days