Vanessa Martinez is a senior in high school and this year, she will be the first in her family to go to college. She enjoys helping others; including helping her friends with their academic work and her community thorugh volunteering activities. She is an active member of the Animals Rights Club, Pals and Link Crew programs where she mentors at-risk students and teaches freshman students about making good choices in high school. Vanessa is also the student representative of the AVID program in her local community. In addition to her community service, Vanessa has an excellent academic record; she has been in the Principal Honors Roll for the last 3 years, for maintaing a GPA higher than 3.5, and she has received the Excellence Attendance Award each school year. Vanessa is currently enrolled in multiple AP and honors classes. Her goal for the future is to support her community as a nurse. Vanessa has been accepted to Cal State Fullerton, where she will be starting this fall with a major in nursing.
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