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Hezrona A.E. Moxyz-Currie recognized for academic achievements by NSHSS

Gifted, determined and with an indomitable spirit to excel against all odds is how Hezrona Moxyz-Currie can be described. The future lawyer and passionate advocate, despite her health challenges, has consistently demonstrated a strong desire to succeed and make a positive difference in her community.

The 13-year-old, 10th grade student who hails from The Bahamas and attends Fort Lauderdale High School, an A+ rated pre-law and public affairs magnet school, was recently selected and recognized by the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) for her academic achievement, leadership, scholarship and community commitment. The recognition is awarded to students in the United States who rank among the top 10 percent in their schools and maintain a minimum 3.5 grade point average (GPA).

Moxyz-Currie, who has a current weighted 5.2 GPA, is a pre-law, Cambridge International magnet student pursuing the Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) diploma. The AICE diploma is the highest and most prestigious designation awarded to students at graduation, and affords them career and academic opportunities to receive the nation’s top scholarships at prestigious Ivy League colleges and universities.

The former student of Temple Christian Primary School and Sawgrass Springs Elementary (in Coral Springs) has received numerous awards, includåfor Educational Excellence. The certified Microsoft Office specialist and math tutor, who has already successfully completed two Cambridge college classes, has competed against hundreds nationally at the 2017 National Speech and Debate Tournament in Birmingham, Alabama, and is also a member of her school’s environmental club, debate team, National English Honor Society and National Honor Society.

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