Natalia Aileen Santos
Natalia Aileen Santos, who is 7 years old, is the daughter of Mr. Rogelio J. Santos, Jr. and Mrs. Minerva Ayala Santos and is sister to Sofia Nicole Santos.
She is a second-grader with all “A” Honor Roll at Colonel Santos Benavides Elementary School where she is a Gifted and Talented student and belongs to the rigorous Dual Language Program. Natalia has earned the Principal’s award and Top of the Class recognitions and has had perfect attendance for her three years of school. She obtained second place in her school’s Art Contest, placing also at the District level, won third place in the Science Fair and participated in her school’s track team.
Natalia enjoys taking ballet and jazz dance lessons at Lily Hachar Dance Studio since the age of three and has performed in five annual recitals. She plays tennis at the Laredo Country Club and belongs to the United States Tennis Association. Natalia has been practicing volleyball at The Gym Legacy preparing to join her school’s team this year. She enjoys reading in English and Spanish and taking art classes at The Art Studio. Natalia attended Mundo Montessori before pre-kindergarten.
Her mother serves as Treasurer of the International Good Neighbor Council and is also a member of WBCA. Both her parents have been WBCA volunteers. She looks forward to representing the children of the United States in the upcoming WBCA celebration.