Giving off a positive attitude and vibe is what everyone needs and want in life. Elli is always smiling and trying to make sure every interaction he has is positively impacted by his presence. Elli Pineda is an honors student on the JROTC Armed Squad and Flag Detail Team and is also Captain and Officer in JROTC. He is also involved in yearbook and does community service. He will be attending CPCC for two years where he will study science and then transfer to with either NC State or UNC- Charlotte to study Computer Science.
Elli’s best high school memory was being involved in JROTC and winning the East side Book Study Competition. His biggest motivation is being able to wake up every morning and knowing he is closer to graduation. He is driving by the desire to make people SMILE! His biggest accomplishment was being named Officer in JROTC and being able to compete and serve the community. An advice Elli has for the Students is ” You should hang out with the right people and surround yourself with people who will make you better and not bring you down. Focus in classes and fins an activity that motivates you.”