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Senior Spotlight: Vanessa Peña

Vanessa Pena

Vanessa Pena

Gabriella Van Sickell, Staff Writer

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“Senior Spotlight” will be an ongoing series throughout the school year, highlighting graduating seniors and their thoughts about their time here at Hawthorne High School coming to a close.  Next up is senior Vanessa Peña.

 

Clarion: When did it first sink in that this is your last year here at HHS?

Vanessa: When I attended senior parent night…that’s when it really hit me.

 

Clarion: Who are your favorite teachers?

Vanessa: Mr. Van Winkle, Mr. Livingston, Ms. Clifford, Mrs Hackett and Mrs. Clark.

 

Clarion: How has HHS changed since your freshman year?

Vanessa: Beside the schedule changes, it really hasn’t.

 

Clarion: What’s your favorite memory from Hawthorne High School?

Vanessa: The start of my senior year…because I came into this year as a better person and I was able to take classes that I enjoy.

 

Clarion: What are your plans for the future?

Vanessa: I want to study communications in media.

 

Clarion: If you could talk to your freshman self what would you tell her?

Vanessa: To stop being so self conscious, try a little harder, and stop paying attention to drama.

 

Clarion: What is something you want to do before you graduate?

Vanessa: Go on vacation with my friends.

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