Raquel Bolanos

American Heritage School
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Raquel has been teaching for 16 years; she taught at the college level for two years before working at the high school level. Her favorite subject to teach is the AP English Language and Composition course, which she’s been teaching now for 6 years. Raquel is married to husband Adam Bolanos who is also an educator. They have two beautiful daughters, Emily age 8 and Evelyn age 4. They live in sunny South Florida, but love to travel during the winter and summer breaks around the country and the world at large. 

Grants Awarded in 2024: NSHSS Educator of the Year Awards

The Educator of the Year Awards are presented annually to exemplary educators who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to preparing students for success in college and in life. These awardees model best practices in teaching or administration inside and outside of the classroom, are peer role models, and demonstrate outstanding leadership and excellence in education. Any NSHSS Educator teaching high school has the opportunity to apply.