L.B. Johnson High School student Sandra Bernal was named October Border Patrol Youth of the Month. Ms. Bernal has maintained an impressive grade point average of 99.11 and ranks 11th in her class. Her list of scholarly achievements also includes participation in the Distinguished Achievement Program, the L.B. Johnson High School-Laredo Community College Dual Enrollment Program, Future Business Leaders of America and National Honor Society. In addition, Ms. Bernal has participated in multiple UIL competitions and has completed over 430 community service hours by volunteering at L.B. Johnson High School, Los Obispos Middle School, Roosevelt Elementary and Casa de Misecordia Women’s Shelter. Ms. Bernal aspires to become a legal advocate (attorney), for women who have suffered physical or mental abuse.
Recognitions are sponsored in part by the U.S. Border Patrol, I.B.C., Royal Laser Wash, McDonald’s, KGNS, R Communications, A&E Office Products, Best Buy, Rock Fitness Center, AHEC, Laredo Bucks, H.E.B., L.E.A., Dr. Sara E. Campos, M.D. and the City of Laredo Public Access Channel.
Photo L-R: Roberto J. Santos, U.I.S.D. Superintendent; Sandra Bernal and Elva Margarita Martinez, L.B. Johnson High School Principal