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LFHS Top 10 Percent Students Recognized

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD The highest academic achievers from Los Fresnos High School were recognized at the annual Student Academic Achievement Banquet Tuesday at the Brownsville Events Center. The top 10 percent of students from the junior and senior classes at LFHS were recognized by LFHS principal Justin Stumbaugh, Superintendent Gonzalo Salazar and members of the […]

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LFHS Top 10 Senior Spotlight: Julian Echevarria

Parents: Lorena Echevarria and Juan Echevarria Siblings: Luzelena (6) Previous schools attended; Los Fresnos Elementary, Rancho Verde Elementary, Dora Romero Elementary and Los Cuates middle school College: Texas Southmost College and Texas A&M University Chevron Program Major: Chemical Engineering Inspiration for academic success: It was always expected by my parents to do my best at anything that was laid in front of me. My […]

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LFHS Top 10 Senior Spotlight: Edric Salazar

Parents: Veronica Gaytan and Robert Salazar Siblings: Ethan Salazar (12), Esiah Salazar (9), Eliana Salazar (8) Previous Schools Attended: Fred Booth Elementary School (San Benito), Resaca Middle School (Grade 6), Liberty Memorial Middle School (Grades 7 and 8) College: The University of Texas at Austin Butler School of Music Major: Music Education with a certificate in Orchestral Percussion Performance […]

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District Teachers of the Year Presented

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Sandra Garcia-Perales and Leticia Hernandez were named Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year, respectively, at the Employee Awards Banquet Thursday at Los Fresnos United Dome. Garcia-Perales is a fifth-grade teacher at Villareal Elementary School, and Hernandez is a Government teacher at Los Fresnos High School. Both are now nominated to participate […]

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LFHS Top 10 Senior Spotlight: Louis Turrubiartes

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Parents: Juan Carlos Turrubiartes and Jenny Mendez Siblings: Juan Turrubiartes 24, Eslendy Turrubiartes 21, Jenny Turrubiartes 18, Diego Turrubiartes 14, Ian Marquez 2 Previous schools attended: Las Yescas Elementary and Liberty Memorial Middle School College: Texas A&M University Major: Mechanical Engineering Inspiration for academic success: My parents inspired me to do my best academically. Showing them my report card […]

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LFHS Top 10 Senior Spotlight: Joriam Martinez

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Parents: Maria Guadalupe Parra Ramirez and  Jorge Badillo Martinez. Siblings: Emiret Martinez Aburta 17, Hannia Martinez 16, and Scarlet Martinez 14. Previous schools attended: Lopez-Riggins Elementary, Laureles Elementary School and Liberty Memorial Middle School College: Harvard University Major: Theoretical physics Inspiration for academic success: I set a goal to seek the highest form of education to later aid my […]

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Joriam Martinez Parra Makes Decision: Harvard

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Joriam Martinez had a tough decision to make: accept a scholarship offer from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) or one from Harvard University. He visited both campuses and made the decision recently to attend Harvard on a full scholarship. Joriam realizes that not many students get the opportunity to go the Ivy […]

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Top 10 Senior Spotlight: Q&A with Norma Perales

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Parents: Esperanza and Rafael Perales Siblings: Karen 14, Rafael Jr. 12, Leonel 2. Previous schools: Los Fresnos Elementary and Liberty Memorial Middle School College: The University of Texas at Austin Major: Nursing Inspiration for academic success: My parents greatly inspired me to do my best. They are supportive of decisions I made, and were always by my side in […]

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Top 10 Senior Spotlight: Q&A with Carlos Alvarez

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Parents: George L. and Lorraine R. Alvarez Siblings: Alejandra 21, Javier 16, Karina 12. Previously: Lopez-Riggins Elementary, Los Cuates Middle School College: St. Mary’s University in San Antonio. It’s a very close-knit campus, they have a low teacher-student ratio and engineering programs. I have visited the campus on several occasions and it feels like home. Major: Electrical Engineering. Inspiration […]

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Top 10 Senior Spotlight: Q&A with Alyssa Hurtado

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Parents: Angel and Anna Hurtado Siblings: Miranda, 21, and Gabby, 17 Previous schools: Lopez-Riggins Elementary and Los Cuates Middle School College: The University of Texas at Austin. Major: Aerospace Engineering Inspiration for academic success: There was never really something that inspired me to do well academically. I just always tried to get good grades. This year, I have […]

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