What have you been doing to pass the time during quarantine?
I have been engaging in a healthier lifestyle by working out and eating healthier. However, I have also kept in touch with my friends and binge watched many different Netflix shows.
What are you doing to make the best out of your senior year?
I am always keeping in contact with my friends so we don’t lose touch with each other, and keeping myself more disciplined to study and finish the year strong.
How are you staying in touch with your classmates?
I am staying in touch with my classmates through texting and face-timing each other constantly, whether to just hang out or to help each other with homework.
How has virtual learning changed the way you study?
Virtual learning has changed the way I study by having me study right after school ends as opposed to waiting a few hours to start my homework. Also, I can study throughout the day, especially during lunch, when we have a break.
How have you prepared for the challenges you are facing this school year?
I have prepared for the challenges I am facing this year mainly by leaning on my friends and family for any support that I need, and by keeping myself more organized at home so I don’t struggle with any school work.
Describe your workplace at home.
My workplace at home consists of a quiet area for me to focus with minimal distraction, a desk for me to do my school work, and a chair comfortable enough for me to withstand throughout the day.
What song has kept you motivated throughout quarantine? Why?
The song that has kept me motivated throughout quarantine is Only Angel by Harry Styles mainly because it’s a very upbeat song, and I usually need energetic songs to stimulate my working process.
What are your hopes for after you graduate from high school?
After I graduate from high school, I hope to attend college and study biology to pursue a career in Dermatology.
What advice would you give to incoming freshmen?
Some advice I would give to upcoming freshman is to never give yourself an excuse to start slacking on schoolwork, because your grades will always matter. Also, don’t be afraid to join clubs and different sports if given the opportunity, especially if you’re interested in them, because you will very quickly regret not doing so.
What are your top three university choices?
The University of Texas at Austin, Texas Tech, and UTEP.