Degrees and Certifications:
Sidney Owen Richardson, Thornton
What are your post-graduate plans (i.e., college, workforce, etc.)?
My post-graduate plans are to attend Westchester Community College to study Art & Design. My goal is to also receive an Associate’s Degree.
Which Mount Vernon school teacher has influenced you the most, and why?
I have a couple of teachers that have influenced me throughout my Mount Vernon education. Mr. Eric Chambers, who saw my artistic talent, and Mr. Alton Hyman, who never gave up on me in math.
What is your favorite memory from your senior year?
Despite everything that is going on, my favorite memory for my senior year is becoming closer to friends I met since I was a freshman. Building good friends that I know will last for many years.
If you could tell your freshman self-one thing, what would it be?
I would tell my freshman self to stay positive, have more confidence, enjoy yourself, and you will succeed.
How would you describe the Class of 2020?
I would describe the class of 2020 as a time where students have endured a lot, have faced many obstacles, and have still somehow made it to the finish line.