Profile of a CCISD Graduate, Part Seven

Profile of a CCISD Graduate, Part Seven
Posted on 05/28/2020
AriannaArianna Nunez Martinez’s parents immigrated to the United States from the Dominican Republic six years ago in search of a better life for their family.

“They wanted me to have access to a great education and wanted to find better jobs to support us,” said Arianna.

With this change came new opportunities for Arianna to explore her passions in life.

“I joined Trooper School at Clear Creek High School my junior year and immediately fell in love,” said Arianna. “I am so thankful I had opportunities like this to get real-world experience in high school.”

Trooper School is an extension of the child guidance program where Clear Creek ISD high school students receive hands-on training in a preschool classroom setting.

“I have always loved kids and always tried teaching others new things growing up,” said Arianna. “When I got to go observe the Trooper School class my sophomore year and teach a lesson, I knew teaching was something I wanted to do.”

The time she spent with the students opened her eyes to how important teachers are in molding the minds of our future generation.

“You have to be creative in the ways you reach them and find patience in your teachings,” said Arianna. “It takes a lot of dedication to be that kind of influence in a student’s life.”

Arianna finds the most joy when she sees how her lessons resonate in the eyes of her preschool students.

“Creating the lessons may be hard, but at the end of the day you see how much they enjoy learning and they tell you how much fun they had,” said Arianna. “You see it click in their eyes and it makes it all worth it.”

She gained the confidence she needed through her time working with these students to solidify her decision to pursue teaching after graduation.

“I will be attending San Jacinto College to study education and hope to become a kindergarten teacher,” said Arianna. “I am excited to have a career where I can impact the lives of young kids in a positive way.”

Even though she misses her home in the Dominican Republic, Arianna is thankful to her parents for encouraging her to further her education in the U.S.

“They sacrificed a lot to get us here, and they are really supportive of my future goals,” said Arianna. “So, I want to make them proud and achieve them.”
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