Ilze Madeiros is a high school junior, homeschooled by her mom. She looks forward to college, in another year and a half. Ilze plans to become a high school math or history teacher and would like to join the Navy. She loves working outside, playing with her siblings, hanging out with friends and family. She enjoys learning, doing crafts, and participating in sports, especially soccer. Ilze loves music and animals. She is crazy about horses. Ilze encourages people by writing letters or notes. Her life’s work will be to bring hope and encouragement to the suffering and lost. She strives to serve God and bring glory to Him to the best of her ability.