Fil-Am Atlanta celebrated 40 years of service to the metro Atlanta community. Photo: Cesar de los Reyes.
Camille Siena Mapua, Fil-Am Presidential Scholar of 2014
She could be the next American Idol or the next Miss USA with beauty, brains and talent all in one package. The daughter of George and Czarina Mapua from Marietta ,Camille is a senior at Wheeler High School Magnet Program. She has an amazing GPA score of 4.411 and an ACT score of 35. Aside from being consistently in the Principalís Honor Roll, Camille is a member of the National Honors Society, National Science Honors Society, Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society, Magnet Advisory Board, Student Council Executive Board, an AP Scholar with Distinction and a host of other awards.
Not only is she very smart, Camille is also musically talented. She plays a number of instruments: piano, guitar and viola. But most of all she loves to sing, thus, her love of opera. She has a vocal range of soprano. Camille was the finalist in the Governorís Honors Program in Vocal Performance and won first place in Musical Composition under the School Level Reflections. In 2011, she was awarded the Outstanding Musician of the Year together with the Choral Musicianship Award. She is currently a member of the Georgia Youth Symphony Chorus and the soloist of the LGPE (Large Group Performance Evaluation).
Furthermore, Camille is busy with community and volunteer work in several organizations and churches. She serves as a cantor, a tutor, an usher, and also supervises disabled children. When not busy with school, music and community work and wants to take a break, Camille loves to solve 1000-piece jigsaw puzzles. As graduation is just around the corner, Camille wants to take Speech Pathology and Vocal Performance in college.
Cesar De Los Reyes
The 2014 Fil-Am Atlanta Board at the 39th Inaugural and New Year's Eve Ball.
The past presidents at planning meeting for the 40th anniversary celebrations.