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Student of week 12/26/18
 
Photo courtesy: Nina Ruiz/Nicole Ruiz
 

By Brandon Rivera
Bmrivera@lavozcolorado.com
 
12/26/2018

PROFILE

Nina Ruiz is a high school senior who currently holds a 3.65 GPA. Ruiz has received the seal of Biliteracy, the Wendy’s Heisman scholarship, and has been recognized as a top performer in her Sophomore year.

FAVORITE BOOK

Looking for Alaska by John Green

FAVORITE MOVIE

Selena

FAVORITE SUBJECT

Spanish

FAVORITE MUSIC

Alternative

FUTURE CAREER

Immigration Lawyer

HERO

My grandfather Juan Jose Sr.

FAVORITE HOBBY

Listening to music

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA FOLLOW

Facebook

WORDS TO LIVE BY

“Mex I Can”

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Ruiz mentors for the Stars Program, SOS outreach and AVID. Ruiz is in Latino Students United, East Poms, Nexus and the Women’s Club

WHY IS COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IMPORTANT?

“Because all it takes is to make one person’s life different.”

IF I COULD IMPROVE THE WORLD I WOULD...

“I would educate the world on immigration so everyone knows how beneficial immigrants are.”

COLLEGE OF CHOICE

Ruiz has been accepted to Arizona State University, the University of Northern Las Vegas, and Metro State University of Denver. Ruiz has applied to the University of Colorado at Boulder, Fort Lewis, Colorado State University, Villanova University, and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

 

 

 

 

 
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