Mirna Velasco named student of the week

Mirna Velasco

Mirna Belinda Velasco, senior, Christopher High School
What inspires you? My parents inspire me to continue my education. They give me the strength to fight for my goals and graduate with a degree in pediatrics and psychology.
What is your favorite subject and why? My favorite subject is math. Math is one of my strongest subjects. I enjoy working with numbers because I learn to develop new skills.
If you had the power to change one thing in the world, what would it be? If I had the power to change one thing in this world, then I would improve the healthcare of people by making sure that no person is denied access to healthcare.
If you could go anywhere, where would you go? If I could go anywhere, I would go to Italy because one of my dreams is to visit the Pope.
Name one big challenge in your life right now: One big challenge in my life right now is AP biology. AP biology is very challenging because it not only requires memorization, but knowing how to apply concepts.
What is your dream job? My dream job is working as a pediatrician.
If you were stuck in a deserted island, what three things could you not live without? If was stuck in a deserted island, I would take my family, food and water.
What do you want to do after high school? After high school, I want to attend a four-year college and graduate with honors. I want to major in pediatrics and graduate with a doctoral degree.
Something that makes you smile? Life makes me smile.

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