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Sam Garateix

Sam Garateix, Senior Staff Writer

Sam Elise Garateix is an Academy senior and a first year journalist for ACHONA. Sam has a passion for dance, as a part of the Jaguarattes and an outside studio competitive team (BSDA). Sam is the co-captain of this year’s Academy dance team. Sam is also involved with AHN student ambassadors, Spanish club, and MAPS club.  Another passion of hers is to educate girls her age, as an advocate of Girls Rising; she is very passionate about girls being educated and have a chance at a great life. When she is bored, she enjoys watching NCIS or Prison Break with her favorite foods: pineapple and chips and salsa. Sam likes to ask her little brother questions about his life when she has free time. When Sam is not occupied with these extracurriculars, she is listening to Kanye West and Ed Sheeran. She aspires to be a Seminole, at Florida State University.  For graduate school, Sam wishes to go to University of Southern California or University of Alabama to study communications for business. Her dream career is to be a sports or news reporter on ESPN, or an events planner after graduation.

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AHNs Prom is on Saturday April 21. 
Photo Credit: Sam Garateix/ ACHONA Online

AHN’s Prom Makeup Options

Sam Garateix, Senior Staff Writer
April 23, 2018
Memes to Represent Senior Emotions

Memes to Represent Senior Emotions

Sam Garateix, Senior Staff Writer
April 13, 2018
I feel very invigorated and believe that what our group did in Costa Rica can make a difference, said Mickey Stagg.

Mission Trip High: Does It Exist?

Sam Garateix, Senior Staff Writer
March 23, 2018
The Academy student body recognizes Rebecca Zambrano at the Jagball Assembly. Photo Credit: Emily Wise (used with permission)

Mrs. Zambrano Retires: The End of An Era

Sam Garateix, Senior Staff Writer
March 12, 2018
The girls on the mission trip to Appalachia volunteered at South Tampa Farm for an afternoon. Photo Credit: Emily Pantelis (used with permission)

AHN Missionaries Prepare for Upcoming Trips

Sam Garateix, Senior Staff Writer
February 28, 2018
“Often times, the people we love the most are our friends so why not spend the day appreciating them?”said McKenna Weathers (18) Photo Credit: Sam Garateix/ achonaonline

Galentine’s vs. Valentine’s

Sam Garateix, Senior Staff Writer
February 5, 2018
Vanessa Davila (18) started the tradition of going to Scream- A- Geddon in 2016. Photo Credit: Alexis Alverez/ Achona Online

Scream -A- Geddon Scares Volleyball Team

Sam Garateix, Senior Staff Writer
October 6, 2017
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