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Outstanding Senior for Pasco County Schools

This post was published on 12/03/2019.

Alexis Paredes, Sunlake High School, has been selected as the Pasco County Schools 2020 Outstanding Senior.

Alexis has demonstrated high academic achievement throughout her high school career. She has received honor roll the past three years and was inducted into National Honor Society her sophomore year. She is currently enrolled in all AP classes. She has passed the exams for all six of her AP classes so far, including AP Seminar, which has led her onto the path of becoming an AP Scholar.

Alexis has strong leadership skills and qualities, including her involvement as:

  • Current president of JSA, former vice president, and former treasurer
  • Current NHS secretary
  • Representative in the school’s student council
  • Chapter Internal Affairs Agent of the Southeast JSA council

Alexis has completed more than 398 service hours.  Her service includes working with a summer camp program, the Good Samaritan Project, and TherHappy therapy services.

As an officer in the Junior State of America (JSA) club for three years, Alexis has attended six debating conventions. Alexis stated that through JSA, she has met multiple people with vastly different views than her own and that JSA has given her a platform to be able to discuss important topics with people that may disagree with her views without fearing judgement. She has been able to talk many people in the hope of finding a compromise between conflicting viewpoints. 

Congratulations to Alexis on all her achievements!

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