SJBS Graduating Profiles: Michelle

Claudia Michelle Cruz Castro

When did you start at SJBS?
I started SJBS from Kinder. I was 4 years old.

Do you have any brothers or sisters at SJBS?
Yes, a sister. She is in 7th grade.

What was your first day of school like?
I don’t remember so well, but my mom says I was so excited because I will have friends.

How did you feel on your first day of 9th grade?
A little sad and happy because I am the biggest in the school and sad because I don’t know if I will see them (my friends) again.

What are you going to do after graduating from SJBS?
I will try to be at a bilingual school and help my mom in something at the house.

Where do you want to be in 5 years?
Working in the thing I love and studying at the university.

What is the most powerful lesson you’ve learned at SJBS?
You need to have an effort in your homework.

Which teacher impacted you the most (any year of school)? Why?
I think Mr. Greg because, even though he is no our teacher anymore, he comes and visits all of us and Miss Meagan because she stayed two years at SJBS to teach us.

How have you changed since you began at SJBS?
I have changed my grade and I talk a little bit more in class.

How do you feel about the future?
A little scared because all of the things will change.

What do you want other people to know about Honduras?
That is a very nice place with so many beautiful places to visit.

What will you miss about SJBS?
The teachers and all the beautiful moments I pass there and friends.

Describe a normal day at school.
I was sitting at the table with my friend talking and laughing, a lot like normal, or helping each other with homework.

What does BECA mean to you?
A lot because BECA can help anybody to keep studying at a bilingual school in San Pedro.