Mia Victoria Martinelli, Chapter 1054 – Downieville High School
Adviser Amber Baca-Sainsbury
Principal James Berardi
Sierra-Plumas Joint Unified School District
For the past four years, Mia has been a member of CSF and has held offices each year for Downieville High School. CSF fundraisers with Panda Express, Valentines projects, Cancer Awareness, Caroling for Cans, K-12 Cultural Awareness, International Women’s Day Fundraiser, and helped with the CSF student leadership conference. Mia has also held many leadership positions, as Mia currently serves as President of the Student Body, she is a band leader, and sits as committee chair through her high school years for Hispanic Heritage Month, Holiday on Main, Back to School Night, and Halloween Game Booths. Mia was on the Girls Varsity Basketball, Boys Varsity Basketball, Girls Varsity Volleyball and now is a scoreboard conductor for Junior Basketball Games. Mia also has been in drama since 2018 in roles for such greats, like Way Out West in a Dress, Little Women and coming soon to a theater near you, the Great Gatsby. In addition to all of this, Mia is in a rock band called “Messes in Dresses” and has been seen on stage. Her accolades are quite lengthy one page but covers all aspects of Mia’s high school endeavors in CSF, Basketball, Music, Drama, Fiber Arts, Spanish/Criminology, Honors US History, Dream Big Grant and Poetry.
Looking forward, Mia will attend Middlebury College In Vermont and major in Interior Architecture and Interior design.
Mia has stated that we are responsible for shaping the environments we live in and will carry this vision and mission statement with her wherever she goes.