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BEAR TRACKS

Pedro A. González-Hernández '12


Pedro A. González-Hernández is a member of TASIS Dorado's great class of 2012. During his time at TASIS Dorado, he was involved in a range of athletics and extracurricular activities, including Student Council, National Honor Society, Varsity Soccer, and acted as the Master of Ceremonies for various school assemblies.

Pedro left a lasting impression on the TD community and is remembered fondly by many. As one of the first students inducted into the French Honor Society, Pedro was an ideal choice as the alumnus guest speaker during the 2015 French and Italian Honor Society induction ceremonies. His remarks proved he remained a leading force in nourishing his peers' curiosity for exploring different cultures as he was highlighted by Ana Fiallo '19 during her own alumnus speech at the 2020 FHS induction ceremony.

Upper School French teacher, Ms. Denisse Cintron shared, "I remain very impressed and proud of Pedro's parcours and all his achievements. Pedro's legacy leaves behind the importance of cultural and educational exchange, and for that I am grateful."

Dean of Students and Middle School Assistant Principal, Garrison Knapp further adds, "Pedro is among our most enthusiastic and internally motivated students to walk the halls of TASIS Dorado. During his years as a student, his goal-oriented mentality led us all to believe his accomplishments would be plentiful...Pedro has yet to disappoint! Always with a smile on his face and love for family and friends in his heart, Pedro's passion for excellence was evident both in the halls and on the field."

After TASIS Dorado, Pedro's journey took him to Northeastern University, where he majored in International Business, with a concentration in Finance and Marketing. During his college years, Pedro spent an influential academic semester in Reims, France studying at the NEOMA Business School. Then, he moved to Paris for six months where he worked at BBVA France as an Investment Banking intern and experienced the world of banking for the first time. Here, he found himself immersed in an exhilarating culture while adapting to new educational and professional environments. Feeling more mature and prepared for future challenges, Pedro returned to finish his senior year at Northeastern with an improved ability to effectively establish genuine relationships and connect with individuals across the globe.

Currently a resident of New York City, Pedro is a Corporate and Investment Banking Senior Analyst for BBVA's Global Client Coverage team. In his role as a Senior Analyst, Pedro is responsible for the relationship management of corporate and institutional U.S. based clients with both a global footprint and over $3 billion in revenue. Pedro finds great reward in his work as he is a true agent of change. He strives to think outside the box, without conforming or limiting himself to merely completing tasks. Pedro further adds, "My voice is heard when I propose non-traditional ideas that will ultimately have a positive impact on our clients. Feeling heard and appreciated is definitely something that feels rewarding and motivates me to keep pushing for more."


Pedro and his family: Brother Jaime '17, dad Pedro and mom Ligia.

REMEMBERING TASIS DORADO

What is your favorite memory of TASIS Dorado?

Listening to Cheo share his awesome anecdotes.

What advice would you offer to today's TASIS Dorado student?

Get involved in as many activities and clubs as possible in order to identify interests that you might have thought you didn't enjoy before. It will help shape you later on in your collegiate and professional careers.

COVID aside, how have your Saturday afternoons changed since being a student at TASIS Dorado?

As a TASIS Dorado student, I would go to the beach in Dorado or Condado with friends and family. Now in New York, I enjoy running in Central Park or along the Hudson River. Afterward, I enjoy eating too much food with friends!

How did TASIS Dorado help prepare you for where you are now?

TASIS helped me develop my current frame of mind: "Strive for Excellence" and never let mediocrity take place!

FINISH THE THOUGHT!

I'm motivated by...

making my family proud.

My biggest passion is...

traveling and exploring new cities and cultures.

If I were a superhero, my superpower would be...

to fly!

Success to me is...

being indefinitely driven and disciplined.

In my profession, it's important...

to establish genuine relationships and always be hungry for more.

Something most people don't know about me...

I appeared in a Vogue magazine in Germany.

One rule to live by...

never conform.

I am amazed by...

how things come to you when you least expect them and when you don't force them.

I feel a strong connection with...

my family and close friends.

In the future, I'd like to...

live in Switzerland.

Written by: Tara McCartney, Alumni Relations

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ENRIQUE RIVERA FERRAIUOLI '21 WINS BRONZE FOR PUERTO RICO IN RUSSIA

TASIS Dorado is incredibly proud to congratulate ENRIQUE RIVERA FERRAIUOLI, class of 2021, on winning a Bronze Medal for Puerto Rico in the 61st International Mathematical Olympiad in Russia (virtually) this weekend. IMO2020 is the largest and most prestigious of all of the international olympiads.

The closing ceremony will take place Monday, September 28, at 6:00 AM. Watch the closing ceremony at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZoghXtPFMtI....
We also commend the remarkable work of TD math teacher Mr. José "Cheo" Santos, mentor and coach of Enrique since his 7th grade, for providing him with the support and challenge that he needed to achieve this extraordinary accomplishment. This medal represents Mr. Cheo's 7th while coaching for an IMO and his 3rd at TASIS Dorado. When asked about what this win meant for both of them, Mr. Cheo replied, "It's like the song from The Carpenters that went, "We've Only Just Begun! This is only the beginning of a beautiful journey for Enrique, professionally and personally; I'm quite proud of him."

Enrique, a familiar face at local and OMPR math competitions, was the sole delegate representing Puerto Rico at the last International Olympiad of Mathematics, held in the United Kingdom last year. This year, Team Puerto Rico obtained the bronze medal plus three honorable mentions. "The members of the IMO team worked hard and did very well. I am glad to have improved enough to receive the medal and look forward to representing Puerto Rico in the IMO next year." Enrique exclaimed excitedly.

Summary of Enrique Rivera's Notable Competition Awards:

2020 Math Competitions
• Bronze, International Mathematical Olympiad (virtual), Russia (IMO)
• Olimpiada Iberoamericana de Matemática (IBERO) - pending
• Silver, 3rd Phase of the Olimpiadas de Matemáticas de Puerto Rico (OMPR)
• Gold, 2nd Phase of the Olimpiadas de Matemáticas de Puerto Rico (OMPR)
2019 Math Competitions
• Bronze, Olimpiada Iberoamericana de Matemática, Mexico (IBERO)
• International Mathematical Olympiad, United Kingdom (IMO)
• Gold, 3rd Phase of the Olimpiadas de Matemáticas de Puerto Rico (OMPR)
• Gold, 2nd Phase of the Olimpiadas de Matemáticas de Puerto Rico (OMPR)
2018 Math Competitions
• Bronze, Mathematical Olympiad of Central America and the Caribbean in Cuba (OMCC)
• Silver, 3rd Phase of the Olimpiadas de Matemáticas de Puerto Rico (OMPR)
• Gold, 2nd Phase of the Olimpiadas de Matemáticas de Puerto Rico (OMPR)
2017 Math Competitions
• Gold, Olimpiadas de Mayo (OMA)
• Gold, Competencia Matemática por Equipos (COMATEQ)
• Silver, MathCounts MetroWest at Universidad Politécnica
• Silver, 3rd Phase of the Olimpiadas de Matemáticas de Puerto Rico (OMPR)


TASIS Dorado congratulates Enrique Rivera Ferraiuoli, his coach Mr. José "Cheo" Santos, Team Puerto Rico and their Leaders, Dr. Cáceres and Dr. Colón from UPR Mayaguez for their IMO win in Russia. We are thankful for our TASIS Dorado Math educators and their positive impact on students' achievements.



Enrique Rivera Ferraiuoli, class of 2021 and his teacher, mentor and math coach Mr. José "Cheo" Santos.


IMO 2020 Team Puerto Rico at Dorado Plantation Village


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TASIS Dorado congratulates Semifinalists in the 2021 National Merit® Scholarship Program


Congratulations are in order for two TASIS Dorado high school seniors who have been selected as National Merit Scholar Semifinalists.

CARLOS JUNCO MARRERO and ENRIQUE RIVERA FERRAIUOLI are among a prestigious group of 16,000 students from across the nation recently announced as Semifinalists. More than 1.5 million juniors entered the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2019 Preliminary SAT, the qualifying exam for the recognition.

These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $30 million that will be offered next spring. To be considered for a Merit Scholarship® award, Semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the Finalist level of the competition. Over 90 percent of the Semifinalists are expected to attain Finalist standing, and about half of the Finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship, earning the Merit Scholar® title.

National Merit Scholarship winners of 2021 will be announced in four nationwide news releases beginning in April and concluding in July. These scholarship recipients will join more than 353,000 other distinguished young people who have earned the Merit Scholar title over the past 66 years. Merit Scholar designees are selected on the basis of their skills, accomplishments, and potential for success in rigorous college studies, without regard to gender, race, ethnic origin, or religious preference.

Carlos and Enrique, we are very proud of your accomplishments! It is a great day to be a BEAR!

#nationalmeritscholarship #TDBearPride #TDUnstoppableTogether

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TASIS Dorado At a Glance

  • 70 Classrooms on our campus
  • 25 Advanced Placement courses available
  • 15 Miles from San Juan
  • 9:1 Small student teacher ratio
  • 20 The amount of acres comprising our picturesque campus
  • 100% College Acceptance
  • 16 Nationalities
  • 54 Athletic Teams
  • 60% student-athletes
  • 5 Global Service Learning Program countries

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