Francisco (Frankie) Pineda

Francisco (Frankie) Pineda is a senior at Land O’ Lakes High School located in Land O’ Lakes, Florida, and will graduate with a 3.8 grade point average. Frankie has challenged himself by taking the rigorous and demanding course load of the International Baccalaureate Program as well as advanced placement and honors courses. Frankie maintained balance by also dedicating his time by participating in numerous school activities such as serving as the president for the Science Olympiad, member of the Mu Alpha Theta, and member of the Future Business Leaders of America. In addition, Frankie was a track athlete and has practiced mixed martial arts.

Frankie is committed to giving back to those in need in his community. Frankie founded the “Turkey for Troops”, where he raised funds for enlisted soldiers and donated holiday meals to the soldiers and their families.

Frankie has been accepted to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he plans to major in Electrical Engineering.

Frankie is the son of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Corporal Joe Maurer and wife, Indira.


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