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Hispanic Heritage Foundation Honors Lake Braddock and TJ Students

Two students honored for their engineering and math achievements.

Two Fairfax County Public School students were recognized by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation for their engineering and math achievements

Ben Medina, a student at , and Nicole Gonzalez, a student at , were among 18 students recognized at the Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards in Washington, D.C.

Gonzalez was the gold medalist in the engineering and mathematics category and received a scholarship to support her plans to pursue a degree in civil engineering. 

Medina, the bronze medalist, also received a scholarship to support his plans to pursue an engineering degree. 

The Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards program offers educational grants to Hispanic high school seniors chosen by regional selection committees based on their academic achievement, leadership, community service, category focus, and an essay about the role their heritage has played in their success.

Reprinted from a Fairfax County Public Schools' press release.

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