Council candidates respond to questions from The Miami Laker

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, September 30, 2022

Of the seven candidates running for town council seats in Miami Lakes, only four chose by 5 p.m. on Sept. 30 to fill out a questionnaire that describes their biographies and positions on town issues. If Carlos O. Alvarez, Josh Dieguez or Ian...

MLEC named National Merit Scholars

Education Wednesday, October 23, 2013

  This year, Miami Lakes Educational Center (MLEC) is proud to announce that nine students were recognized by the College Board as National Hispanic Merit Scholars and three as semifinalists for National Merit Scholars. Students in the eleventh grade of high school enter National Merit Scholarship Competition (NMSC) by taking the Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test and National Merit Scholar Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT), which serves...

Girl Scout Silver Award Project

Community Tuesday, October 22, 2013

  Have you ever wanted to make a difference in your community? Girl Scouts of America is the way.  Ever since I joined Girl Scouts in the 2nd grade, I have always wanted to make an impact and help people. I am now an 8th-grade student at Bob Graham Education Center, and the Girl Scouts have given me the opportunity in many ways to give back. They have taught me leadership, organizational and communication skills. With all of the...
  The Town of Miami Lakes is looking for Reserve and Auxiliary Officers. The program is administered by the Miami-Dade County Police Department and is generally comprised of community members who volunteer their time to fulfill many of the roles handled by full-time sworn officers. Their primary responsibility is to supplement the Department’s efforts in the prevention and detection of crime, and the general enforcement of laws...
  The Sports Society is hosting the Bob Graham Golf Classic scheduled for Saturday, October 26, at Shula’s Golf Club, 7601 Miami Lakes Drive. A shotgun start is set for 1 p.m. The Sports Society is a non-profit organization comprised of community leaders and educators who recognize and honor local girls and women in sports and promote opportunities for females in sports. Each year, the organization awards the Dorothy B. Shula and...

Senior basketball Gold Medal winners honored

Sports Wednesday, October 16, 2013

  On September 28, Miami Lakes seniors came together at Dade Christian School to compete in the 7th annual Town of Miami Lakes Senior Games basketball competition. In the men’s group, the gold medal winners were Juan Iglesias, George Pringle, John Goehl and Dick Paczciwinski. In the women’s group, the gold medal winners were Nancy Pringle, Katherine Hernandez and Hilda Sotelo.
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