Student of the Month

Congratulations to our Student of the Month Recipient



Name: Tyler West
Grade: 12th
School: Miami Lakes Educational Center

Tyler West is a brilliant, hard-wording, and driven student at Miami Lakes Educational Center.   He is a member of the UBMS TRIO program at Florida International University and maintains a 3.7 GPA while working a part time job.  Also Mr. West is very involved in his church volunteering more than 300 community service hours.  Tyler plans to attend Florida State University and will major in Electrical Engineering.


After college Tyler wants to become a successful electrical engineer with a career at an advanced technologies company such as Lockheed Martin.  He believes that the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project has impacted his life by exposing him to numerous opportunities and has helped him grow into a young man.  Tyler looks up to Civil Rights Activist John Lewis as a role model because he never gave up no matter the circumstance and achieved all his goals.


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