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Candelaria Velasquez: MIHS Senior Spotlight 2018
Candelaria Velasquez: MIHS Senior Spotlight 2018
Candy Velasquez

Candelaria Velasquez: MIHS Senior Spotlight 2018

Where were you born?

Born and raised in Canton, GA. I have lived in Dalton for 10 months.

What were you involved in at MIHS?

Translation Academy

Plans After Graduation: College at either Dalton State or Georgia Northwestern Technical College, work and travel.

What do you plan to Major in? Nursing

What you enjoyed most at MIHS?

The positive vibe, students and teachers.

Favorite teacher and why?

Paige Watts. She's like a mother to me, and she's always wanting to help and make others happy.

Favorite subject or class: Dr. William Lanford's economics class

What has been your great accomplishment? Graduating this year

What has been your greatest challenge?

Trying to get all of my credits to graduate.

Who will you miss most at Morris Innovative?

Everyone I know – students and teachers

People know me for... how short I am.

What do you like to do in your free time?

Read a book, go for a run, hang out with friends.

Person who has influenced your life the most and why?

Mrs. Wattts. When I first arrived at MIHS, I didn't want to go to college, but through her encouragement, know I know I do want to attend college.

If money was not a consideration, what would you do? Travel the world and meet new people.

My favorite memory at Morris is....

Friends that were so nice.

In 5 years, I hope I... have a house of my own and a car and be finished with college.