Great Graduates 2020: Natalie Castillo
SAN ANTONIO Natalie Castillo is the valedictorian of her class at Brackenridge High School, but she is looking forward to attending the University of Texas at Austin in the fall to pursue a degree in management information systems. I say the three top people I look up to would be Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Sergey Brin. Hes the co-founder of Google, said Castillo. I think its pretty known that women havent been represented in these fields, in like high positions, in high amount of influence like these individuals have, said Castillo. And, I think that separates her from her peers.Great Graduates 2020: Nicolas Rios
Great Graduates 2020: Nicolas Rios
SAN ANTONIO Travis Early College High School graduating senior Nicolas Rios is looking forward to attending Johns Hopkins University in the fall. I always thought it was good helping people, especially, you know, if they have some type of ailments, said Rios. He mentors his classmates and he also created a study guide for the San Antonio College Course, Pre-Calculus. I was in charge of all the lights and sound throughout the haunted house, said Rios. I dressed up like the Joker and its pretty fun to get to see the haunted house actually work and come to life.
Great Graduates 2020: Corinthea Hensley
SAN ANTONIO Before Spring Break and before the coronavirus pandemic, Corinthea Hensley graduated from high school. I motivated myself because I wanted to be able to graduate and it made me, I guess, realize my potential, said Hensley. Susan Theis, Allison Steele Learning Academy counselor, said Corinthea Hensley is a very passionate and motivated student. She's had, you know, foster care workers, shelter workers, case managers involved in her life." That day that I finished everything and I graduated and they gave me my transcript, it was it was an amazing feeling, said Hensley.