Senior Spotlight: Tytianna

Our Senior Spotlight this week is about Lake Mary HS Senior, Tytianna. She participates inTytiannaKeyWM.jpg Dance and is a Cheerleader at her school and has also helped at community events such as her church carnival and volunteered to help feed the homeless.

She is still undecided on which college she plans to attend but she knows for certain that she wants to become a pediatrician. This field was a natural fit for her because she loves working with kids and feel she always knows how to make them laugh and feel comfortable around her.

When asked who the most influential person in her life is, she told us, “My grandfather taught me to never give up no matter what and that people believe in me”.

Tytianna is excited about her future after graduating as is looking forward to a new world she has yet to experience and getting the chance to do things on her own.

We wish you the best of luck Tytianna!

Senior Spotlight: Taylor

taylorkiburzwmTimber Creek High School senior, Taylor, is aiming to graduate as the Salutatorian of her class! She has participated in Jazz band and is hoping to join the weightlifting team in her Senior year. Taylor plans to attend UCF to study nursing and become an emergency room nurse someday.

When asked what were two interesting facts about herself, Taylor told us she has worn her hair bright red (as you see in her photo) all throughout High School and she has a “giant” dog. She also told us she has a love for travelling and helping people!

When asked who was an influential person in her life, she told us, “My dad, he had a horrible injury in 2013 and he continued to persevere and work through it”.

After graduating, she is most looking forward to being able to immerse herself in the subjects she loves, health & nursing.

Enjoy your senior year Taylor!!

 

Senior Spotlight: Carmen

For those of you who didn’t follow us in previous years, each school year our seniors who do an Ultimate session have the opportunity to be chosen as a Senior spotlight. They are required to fill out an application and return it to us and if chosen, they receive 15% off their order.

Our first Senior Spotlight for the 2016-2017 school year is Carmen from Lake Highland carmentutorino-2Preparatory School.

Carmen will graduate with several honors & awards which include National Society of High
School Scholars, National Honor Society and the 100-Hour Volunteer Service & Merit Award. He is not only a scholar but also an athlete. Carmen plays basketball and men’s volleyball and he even volunteer coaches for a youth basketball camp.

Although he is undecided on what school he plans to attend for college, he knows he would like to major in Science and go in to the medical field later down the road.

When asked what unique experiences Carmen brings to his studies, he told us, “After visiting and touring several countries, I bring a unique, worldly perspective into the classroom”.

It is very clear Carmen is a dedicated student and has amazing life experiences to share!

Carmen, we wish you the best of luck this year and in all your future endeavors!

 

Back to School

Today is a special day! Today is the start of BACK TO SCHOOL! Our home office is in St Johns County and today is the first day of the 2016-2017 school year.

Leonard’s is so lucky to get to be CookieRecipes.jpginvolved with so many schools across the state of Florida and Georgia. We have spent day after day this summer photographing the incoming Seniors and although Senior season is not quite over for us, the real fun is just beginning for these students as they go back to school. Senior year is a time in your life where you get to reflect on 12 years of hard work all while looking forward to becoming whatever it is you want to be after high school. To all of our seniors, we wish you the best of luck this year!

For all of our underclassmen, middle school and elementary school students, we look forward to taking your pictures this year and continuing to watch each of you grow!

We hope each and every one of you have an amazing school year!

 

Senior Spotlight: Claire

St. Lucie West Centennial High senior, Claire, has started her career path long before graduating. She is graduating with honors but will also have her associates degree and a CLairecertification in child care which she received by participating in the early childhood program.

She isn’t stopping there though! Claire intends to use her child care experience along with a medical degree to work in pediatric oncology.

We asked Claire who an influential teacher in her life was and she told us, “My early childhood teacher has been my most influential. She has inspired me to aim for goals no matter how high and to always rise above in tough situations”.

Claire we applaud you in all you have accomplished! Good luck in everything you do!

 

Senior Spotlight: Breanne

BreanneBreanne attends Harrison School of the Arts and is the track team captain! She is involved in multiple other activities like weightlifting & Spanish club. Breanne knows exactly what her plans are after grauddating this year. She is going to Davidson to study biology and plans to go into Orthodontics.

Outside of her school activities, Breanne has been on four mission trips which taught her to work well with others and try to collaborate ideas. She also worked at Chick-fil-a which helped her with communication and team building skills

When we asked her about her most challenging undertaking so far, she told us “My dad got cancer when I was little and I found y faith and grew stronger with him”.

We wish you the best Breanne!

 

 

Senior Spotlight: Teani Sharice Gomes

Winter Haven High School senior, Teani, knows exactly what she wants to do and has been preparing for that path while in High School. She is involved in the Medical Academy and wants to study Business Administrator after graduating so that she can run a hospital. Teani also got her EKG Certification and is on the track to getting an honor card for her GPA. image1

Being an extremely organized person myself, I  think it’s great that she mentioned to us that she uses a lot of sticky notes, note cards and highlighters while studying. She feels this is a unique quality she posses in relation to her studies.

Teani also has had unique challenges she has had to face. When asked what her most challenging undertaking has been, she told us “having Rheumatoid Arthritis, I persevere by not letting it define and and taking control of it”.

We wish you the best Teani! Enjoy the last months of your senior year!

Senior Spotlight: Mandy Jo

Mandy is a senior at Springstead High School. She helps tutor students and also has spent over 200 hours taking care of kids at her church. Her plans after graduating are to focus her degree on sign language and chemistry so that she can teach after college.Mandy Jo

Mandy has a big heart and gives a lot of her time to helping others. She feels that her experience working mission trips and retreats has helped her grow. Plus she helped a classmate go from failing with a 45 to passing with a 70

When asked who was an influential teacher in her life she told us, “my junior year chemistry teacher, Mrs. Scott. She helped me realize who I wanted to be in this world”.

You are sure to be an amazing teacher Mandy Jo! Good luck with everything you do!

Senior Spotlight: Yeimy

Yeimy attends Seminole High School and is in the Health Academy there. She is hoping this will help her with her plans to become a paramedic. Her plan is to attend UCF after graduating this year.

Her Senior year has definitely been far from boring. She is in weightlifting and track plus she does community service and is part of National Honor Society.

Yeimy F141772-011 (002)Being a native of Mexico, she feels that the Hispanic household she grew up in helps bring a different point of view to how she does things. Although she told us it wasn’t easy getting accustomed to the American lifestyle. She told us, “I put a lot of work and effort into the things I have accomplished”.

Something Yeimy said that we found unique and interesting was her take on a picture. In her words, “You never know what is going on elsewhere in the picture. There could be a thunderstorm ahead but the point of view only captures a sunny day”.

Congrats on all you have accomplished Yeimy!

Senior Spotlight: Kirsten

Zephyrhills Senior, Kirsten, is currently enrolled at PHSC while finishing her Senior year in high school! Upon graduating, she will transfer to the University of South Florida where she plans to work hard to reach her goal
Kirsten F141680-268 (002) of completing medical school.

In her time outside of school, Kirsten is currently learning sign language, loves to ride horses and has had the privilege to shadow a primary care physician.
When asked who her most influential teacher was, she told us “Gregory Mathis has been the most influential teacher I have had. He taught Human Anatomy & Physiology. I have been inspired by him to fulfill my dreams and he had encouraged me to go to medical school”.

Kirsten, you have set some big goals for yourself but we have no doubt you will achieve them!