Eva Nguyen and Krstina Mastilovic, both eighth-grade students at Largo Middle School, have been recognized by the Clearwater Branch of the American Association of University Women for their excellent work in math and science. For their efforts, both girls received a plaque and a $100 savings bond.
Their teacher, Leslie Pohley, spoke positively about both girls.
Eva Nguyen has been at Largo Middle School for three years. She is enrolled in honors classes, maintains a 3.8 GPA and was selected for the International Baccalaureate program at Largo High. A member of the Principal's Multicultural Advisory Council, she is also a talented artist and plays the piano. She would like to study medicine and her college of choice is Yale.
Krstina Mastilovic has attended Largo Middle School for three years. She is enrolled in honors classes and maintains a 4.0 GPA. Krstina is a member of the National Junior Honor Society and was selected as a Pride Award student. She received a first-place award at the Pinellas Regional Science and Engineering Fair and was selected to represent Pinellas County at the State Science Fair. She plays viola, guitar and piano, and is a member of the County and All-State orchestras.
She was selected to attend the medical magnet at Palm Harbor University High and hopes to attend an Ivy League college and become a physicist.
Since 1949, the mission of the Clearwater Branch of AAUW has been to encourage and sustain the educational development of all women and girls.