Degrees and Certifications:
Yarely Tlatelpa, Thornton
What are your post-graduate plans (i.e., college, workforce, etc.)?
I plan on going to Manhattanville college and becoming an English high school teacher.
Which Mount Vernon schoolteacher has influenced you the most, and why?
I would say Ms. Dempsey has influenced me the most because I have had her as a teacher all four years of high school and she has been there for me.
What is your favorite memory from your senior year?
My favorite memory from senior year is when we had a senior meeting and all of the seniors who had on their shirts came to the front of the experimental theatre to take a picture for the yearbook. Seeing all of my classmates all together and happy that we were finally seniors made me very emotional.
If you could tell your freshman self-one thing, what would it be?
If I could tell my freshman self one thing, it would be that everything will be OK.
How would you describe the Class of 2020?
I would describe the Class of 2020 as powerful and a group that will do big things in the future.