First Name

Maria

Last Name

V.

Bio

Her name is Maria, and she is currently in 10th grade at West High School. She is currently taking an Exploring Computer Science class at West High. Maria is a person who likes to help others, no matter what their problems are, they can go from needing to borrow a pencil to needing listening and giving advice to someone. Maria likes to solve problems, watch movies, listen to music, she is really into fashion and has a passion for kids. Although she loves kids, Maria is a wonderful math students and would like her career to be in the business field. She has always said her future plans are to graduate from high school and go straight into college. At the beginning, she wanted to graduate early but decided to stay all four years in high school and graduate with her class. Her reasoning was, she wanted to join the IB Diploma program, when she applied she got accepted therefor she will be graduating in 2021. An amazing quality Maria has is, when she puts her mind to something she does everything in her power to achieve it. To this day her greatest technical accomplishment is helping others succeed, taking time out of her day to help others with homework or learn English via text or video chat. Although this isn't something big, she is very proud of it because it gives her a sense of completeness and reassures her she is capable of something more than the stereotypes of a young women like her. Going back to how Maria likes helping others, she is currently in the Latinos In Action program at West High. Maria has always been a