Mia Uguet, a senior at North Bergen High School, is being honored by the Hudson County School Boards Association as part of their 2018 “Unsung Heroes/Heroines” program. She will receive the recognition at an event at Secaucus High School at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20, 2018.
One student each from various high schools throughout Hudson County are being honored for overcoming difficult academic or personal challenges, modeling good citizenship, or exhibiting a spirit and quiet strength that has inspired others.
Mia, a fine student and terrific athlete, is being recognized for dutifully caring for her sick mother while maintaining her high school career and playing soccer with grit and determination on the field every day. She is well like by the faculty as a kind and respectable person exhibiting the best qualities of a modern day hero.
High Tech High School senior Jahvel Pierce will be among the other honorees at the event.