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MLA's Senior, Mercedes Ferreira-Dias, is on Team Blake!

Congratulations, Mercedes! Tune into NBC The Voice, to follow her journey.

From singing at community events, her church, and countless events at Mater Lakes Academy, one of our very own students, Mercedes Ferreira-Dias made it to Team Blake on NBC The Voice. Last night, September 24th, 2018, aired the first episode of the blind auditions and all viewers especially her MLA family were ecstatic to see her sing She Used to be Mine by Sara Bareilles. With her excellent singing and song choice, she had Blake Shelton and Kelly Clarkson turn their chairs for her. Now the choice became hers as she had to choose between both judges. Mercedes chose Team Blake, the Country King!

Mater Lakes Academy is beyond proud of her. We ask that everyone follows her journey. The next step is the Battle Rounds. We are wishing her the best of luck as her MLA family is rooting her on in further successes on the show. MLA’s senior Mercedes has an amazing future ahead of her. We are so happy as a school to be able to hear her sing live multiple times at school. You do not want to miss out. Tune into NBC to watch The Voice. 

Mater Lakes Academy is a Miami-Dade County Public Charter School, with students enrolled in 6th – 12th grade. Mater Lakes Academy has been open since the 2006-2007 academic school year, and is currently in its 13th year under the direction of Principal Rene F. Rovirosa, and is a high performing school for over 10 years. For more information, visit the school’s website at www.materlakes.org.