Career And College Prep

What is the Student Advisory Council?

The Student Advisory Council is a select group of K12-powered students from around the country who serve as advisors for their peers as well as brand ambassadors for K12 and their schools. Through this paid internship opportunity, they provide valuable feedback and insight about their experiences with career readiness education.

Meet Our Student Advisors

Fall 2023 Cohort

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Alanis De La Cruz-Lugo

Digital Academy of Florida

Career Field: Arts, AV Tech, & Comm: Digital Design

Grade: 12

Hobbies: Going to theme parks

I found that K12 had more career-focused lessons than my area’s public schools. I also like that I have more flexibility in doing things I enjoy, such as going on walks, vacations, and enjoying theme parks. K12 has definitely helped me realize what career I am most passionate about.

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Santiago Pirela

Digital Academy of Florida

Career Field: Business: Business Management & Analysis

Grade: 11

Hobbies: Listening to music, studying the Bible, and playing video games with my friends

My dream job is to have a successful business where I can make up my own schedule, give jobs to others in need, and enjoy all the things that I want to do in life, like traveling.

Fall 2022 Cohort

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Alivia Jones

Digital Academy of Florida

Career Field: Visual Arts & Communications: Digital Design

Grade: 12

Hobbies: Drawing, baking, cooking, reading, gaming

My dream job is to become an animator. I’ve always watched Pixar, Disney, and DreamWorks movies, Disney XD, Cartoon Network, and Nick TV shows. These examples have inspired me and made me want to create my own movie or TV show.

Fall 2021 Cohort

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Angelina Martinez

Digital Academy of Florida

Career Field: Business

Grade: Graduate

Hobbies: Painting, photography, and fashion

My plans after high school include attending college for fashion and getting my bachelor’s degree, as well as starting my own clothing line and showing people the many unique collections I have.

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Kayla Hubbins

Digital Academy of Florida

Career Field: Business

Grade: 10

Hobbies: Arts and crafts , gaming , volleyball, and volunteering

After high school, I would do a four-year university, but for the career I want I can go to a two-year college. I want to work in real estate and I do need a degree, but I’ll prepare for a test to get my real estate license. After I graduate, I want to become a flight attendant so I can save up money while traveling the world.

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Trista Montenegro

Digital Academy of Florida

Career Field: Arts, AV Technology, and Communications

Grade: 12

Hobbies: Managing my small business on Etsy; playing the piano, guitar, flute, and violin

After high school, I plan on going to college for either digital design/graphic art or music technology and production. I plan on going to college for digital design because not only is my Career Prep pathway Business and Marketing, but I really enjoy designing art online using different software. I would also enjoy going to college for music technology and production because playing instruments is one of my favorite hobbies!

Spring 2021 Cohort

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Cyn Duran-Blount

Digital Academy of Florida

Career Field: Business

Hi there, my name is Cynthia. I am a sophomore at DAOF and attending my second year here as a virtual learner. I chose virtual high school at DAOF because it is self-paced, I have the ability to organize my work schedule, and the freedom to complete my school work from any location. My career goal is to become a pediatric psychiatrist and I love that DAOF offers classes towards these goals. After high school I would like to attend community college before transferring to a four-year university and I’m grateful that DAOF has allowed me to earn credits that will easily transfer to my chosen community college. I became a student advisor to become a voice for our online learning community and because I enjoy being active in my school.

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Gabby Rodriguez

Digital Academy of Florida

Career Field: Arts, AV Technology, and Communications

Hello! My name is Gabriela Rodriguez. I am 17 years old and in the 11th grade. I was born in Puerto Rico and lived there until 3rd grade, so my Spanish is pretty fluent. I love using my hands to create new things and help others in school and even out of school. I am a very outgoing person and also very chill. I love meeting new people and can’t wait to meet you all. I am very excited to work with my peers, make new friends, help other students, and represent my school with pride and honor!

Meet the Whole Team

Meet all the members of the Student Advisory Council from K12-powered schools across the country.

Become One of Us

Interested in helping shape the future of career and college prep and making a difference for students at your school? Accept the challenge and apply to be a member of the Student Advisory Council today!