Lindsay Vaughan

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Lindsay Vaughan was born in Dallas, Texas, and is currently working towards a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. She will graduate in 2024 in hopes to be working in Pediatric Oncology.

Lindsay spends her time volunteering around the community and working with those in need. Lindsay graduated high school from Plano West Senior High School in 2020 with a GPA of 4.2, being a part of the National Honor Society, Future Farmers of America, the volleyball team, Environmental Club, and Art Club. While in high school, she was awarded English Student of The Year, Scholastic Art Silver Key for artwork, volleyball captain for both school and club volleyball, and advanced to the state competition for Future Farmers of America in the category of Oratory Debate. In the future, Lindsay hopes to work with children in Oncology and continue making a difference in her community.

Florinda Soriano Muñoz (Mamá Tingó) (1921-1974) 

Florinda Soriano Muñoz, also known as Mamá Tingó, was an Afro-Latina female activist for farmers’ rights within the Dominican Republic whose actions helped reclaim farmland for more than three hundred families within the Hato Viejo region. Soriano received the nickname “Mamá Tingó” by her friends, … Read MoreFlorinda Soriano Muñoz (Mamá Tingó) (1921-1974)