Degrees and Certifications:
Kiana Mitchell, Thornton
What are your post-graduate plans (i.e., college, workforce, etc.)?
After graduation I plan to further my education at Lehman College. I’m majoring in education to be a middle school/high school teacher.
Which Mount Vernon schoolteacher has influenced you the most, and why?
The teacher that influenced me the most was Mr. Durant from Edward Williams School. I really liked his teaching style. He gave us students the freedom to work at our own pace and encouraged us with games and activities to celebrate our success.
What is your favorite memory from your senior year?
My favorite memory from senior year was partaking in the spirit weeks, it was great to show school spirit with my friends and peers.
If you could tell your freshman self-one thing, what would it be?
If I could tell my freshman self one thing I would tell her to be more outgoing, everyone is trying to find themselves and everyone is cool when you get to know them.
How would you describe the Class of 2020?
I would describe the Class of 2020 as self-driven, determined to be great individuals. We all strive to do something great in this world.