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January 2017 Saints of the Month

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Amanda Blount, Senior

Favorite subject? Reading

Favorite teacher? Mrs. Gore

Favorite color? Black

Favorite food? Chicken Nuggets

What college do you plan on going to? “Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.”

What hobbies do you have? “I play the drums.”

One interesting fact about yourself? “I drink at least one soda a day.”

Who inspires you? “My mom inspires me to keep going in life.”

What do you want to be when you grow up?  “I want to be a vet because I love taking care of animals.”

What do you plan on doing after school? “I plan on going straight to college.”


Daniel Arellanes, Senior

Favorite subject? History

Favorite teacher? Mr. Cusack

Favorite color? Blue

Favorite food? Pizza

What college do you plan on going to? “Mid America Christian University”

What hobbies do you have?  “I like to play video games, ride my bike, and read.”

One interesting fact about yourself? “I row boats.”

Who is your hero and why? “My hero is my mother because she gave birth to me.”

What do you want to be when you grow up? “Psychologist.”

What do you plan on doing after school? “After high school, I plan on getting a job to help pay for college.”


Alejandra Andrade, Junior

Favorite subject? Athletics

Favorite teacher? Mrs. Shoaf

Favorite color? Grey

Favorite food? Chick-fil-A

What college do you plan on going to? “Oklahoma Baptist University.”

One interesting fact about yourself? “I’ve been playing soccer since I was four years old.”

Who is someone that inspires you? “My friends inspire me to keep going in life.”

What do you want to be when you grow up? “Something in the medical field.”

What do you plan on doing after high school? “I plan on going to a four year university and then getting a job.”


Manuel Velarde-Barraza, Junior

Favorite subject? Lunch

Favorite teacher? Mr. Argot

Favorite color? Black

Favorite food?  Pizza

What college do you plan on going to? “I’m not sure what college I will attend.”

What hobbies do you have? “I like to play games.”

One interesting fact about yourself? “I like to play outside.”

Who is your hero and why? “My hero is Goku because he is really strong.”

What do you want to be when you grow up? “I want to be a police officer when I grow up.”

What do you plan on doing after high school? “After high school, I plan to work.”


Lizette Ortega, Sophomore

Favorite subject? English

Favorite teacher? Mrs. Loughridge

Favorite color? Purple

Favorite food? Anything!

What college do you plan on going to? University of Oklahoma or St. Gregory’s

What hobbies do you have? “I like spending time with my family and friends.”

One interesting fact about yourself? “I’ve never watched High School Musical.”

Who inspires you? “My sister inspires me because she’s been through a lot but she managed to exceed over it.”

What do you want to be when you grow up? “I want to be a social worker because I like to help the community and people.”

What do you plan on doing after high school? “I want to go to straight to college and find a steady job while in college.”


Hector Gonzalez, Sophomore

Favorite subject? Math

Favorite teacher?  Mr Figueroa

Favorite color? Green

Favorite Food? pizza

What college do you plan on going to? The University of Oklahoma

What hobbies do you have? I run cross country and play soccer.”

One interesting fact about yourself?  “I am from Chicago.”

Who is your hero and why? “My father because he is a hard worker.”

What do you want to be when you grow up? “I want to be a businessman when I grow up.”

What do you plan on doing after high school? “After high school, I plan on going to college, getting a good job, and giving back to my parents.”


Mylene Gonzalez, Freshman

Favorite subject? English

Favorite teacher? Mrs. Anderson

Favorite color? Blue

Favorite food? Hot Cheetos

What college do you plan on going to? University of Arts or University of Oklahoma

What hobbies do you have? “Soccer, family, and music.”

One interesting fact about yourself? “I’m flexible.”

Who inspires you? “Mrs. Grant inspires me because I had her in the 6th grade and she helped me with science and she talked about where she came from which is kind of the same place I came from.”

What do you want to be when you grow up? “I want to be a professional goalie.”

What do you plan on doing after high school? “I want to go to college and I want to try and get my career ready.”


Jaime Velez, Freshman

Favorite subject? Math

Favorite teacher? Mrs. Anderson

Favorite color?  Gray, Black

Favorite food? Hotdogs

What college do you plan on going to? “The University of Oklahoma.”

What hobbies do you have? “Running & singing.”

One interesting fact about yourself? “I am a positive person.”

Who is your hero and why? “My mother because she always has provided for me.”

What do you want to be when you grow up? “When I grows up, I wants to be a singer/musician.”

What do you plan on doing after high school? “After high school, I plan on going on vacation.”

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