The struggles my parents faced to come to
this country motivated me to excel in my education. Their stories inspired me
to value and take advantage of the educational opportunities I had access to.
My strong passion and value for education motivated me to become the first in
my family to go to college. Throughout my life, education has been
transformational and it has granted me the opportunity to better my life. It
is this strong passion for education that motivated me to become an educator.
Currently I am pursuing a doctoral degree in School Improvement at Texas
State University so that I can have a greater impact on the education of all
students, especially minority students. The Stars Scholarship Fund has
provided the financial support for me to pursue higher education and make my
dreams a reality!