Ellen Ochoa is the world’s first Hispanic female astronaut. She was born in Los Angeles, California on May 10, 1958. She attended the High School Grossmont and she graduated in 1975, with a passion towards science. She lived with her mother and four sibling and around this time her parents got divorced. She commissioned at San Diego state University where she redeemed her Bachelor’s in physics in 1980, Was also named the valedictorian of the graduating class. After that she commissioned at Stanford University in 1981 where she received a Master’s degree in electrical engineering. Following a Ph.D she earned in 1985. While in Stanford, Ochoa had developed an optical system to detect imperfection in repeating patterns, Which she utilized in
To be an outstanding educator you need to possess many important qualities. The qualities I believe are the most important are flexibility, creativity, and passion. The teachers I remember and relate to the most have those qualities. They are the areas that I believe I have strength in and the areas that will benefit my future students.
Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States, was an American founding father who positively shaped our country and impacted the American people. He was a spokesman for democracy, which allows the people to have their voices be heard for policies regarding the government. His views opposed a strong centralized government and helped show the potential of states rights. Jefferson was a powerful advocate for liberty and was well educated, benefitting him when writing the Declaration of Independance. He communicated well with others, which put him in the position of negotiating trade with other countries and gaining alliances. Jefferson was not known for
Jessica Garcia also known as Jess, passed away peacefully at home on June 29 2145 in Providence, R.I. at age of 142..
I had the opportunity to interview Mrs. Maria G. Rivera. She Is a hardworking mother who came to the united states at the age of 13 since then she hasn't left. She has no desire of going back to Mexico and considers America home. I had the chance to dig deep into her early life history, which I will talk about in the next paragraph. I learned how much she values her children and how much she cares for them, which Is the reason why she decided to make a move and come to the United States because she was thinking of her future kids and didn't want them to experience the harsh life she lived when being a young girl.
It was a wonderful eye-opening experience to interview Carmen Anton, a Spanish immigrant for this project. I learned so many things about how she arrived in American as a small child with only her sister by her side and her strive to become American. The emotional struggles of Carmen and her sister, Elena, were real and I didn’t realize it was that emotionally draining to come to a new country. Her experience showed me how hard it is to fit into a new society knowing absolutely nothing about the world she was dropped into. The fact that she flew here with her younger sister and then live for three months without her parents to guide her in this unfamiliar setting, shows me how strong and brave Carmen was at the young age of eight. When she first came, she assumed it would be like
On March17 , 1985 Richard had bought a .22-caliber revolver from a guy off the street (Carlo). He also had stolen a car from a gas station then hopped on theLos Angeles freeway looking for his next vicim. While on the freeway he seen Maria Hernandez driving her gold Camaro home after having dinner at her boyfriend’s in Monterey Park (Carlo). Hernandez was a petite , attractive brunette with large round eyes and clear olive skin (Carlo). When she exited the freeway she made her way to a residential community of 46,000 in the suburbs of Rosemead. Ramirez followed her for three blocks until she slowed down to make a right into a new condominium community on Village Lane. Maria exited her car holding her keys and brown leather pocketbook. When she went to pushed the button to close the garage door , Ramirez snuck in and dropped his AC/DC hat.
My mother was 16 when she came to the United States on July 22, 1977. Maria Belen Carrillo is her name and it all took place at Pierdas Negras, Mexico. Originally she was staying with her uncle after her mother allowed her to stay only for a month. In the time, she became a nanny taking care of two children, cleaning the home, and cooking.
For anyone, especially children it is easy to become attached to a place and to call it home. As they grow up and make memories that are associated with a particular place it can be hard for them to leave that place especially if it is involuntarily. How would you feel, if you had to had to leave your home, leave all your memories? Julia Alvarez found out her answer to this question after her family was forced to flee Dominican Republic and settle permanently in the United States. The involvement of Julia’s father in an underground movement to remove Dominican Republic's ruthless dictator Rafael trujillo made this move necessary once his participation was discovered ("Julia Alvarez Biography"). Julia was forced not only to leave her childhood
Luisa Moreno, a Guatemalan-American born in nineteen-o-seven(1907) in Guatemala City under her real name of Blanca Rosa Lopez Rodrigues. Is a fine example of ‘The American Dream’ of where she fought for the right of the Latino-immigrations and other Latino-American (mostly Xicanos) along with other civil right groups of colors durning her time in the States, with her leftist idealogy, and demond for justice and to be treated as a citizen instead of a third class ‘w*tback.’ Being born in an upper-class family in Guatemala in nineteen-o-seven (1907) moving to Mexico than to United States (New York City, NY) in nineteen-twenty-eight (1928) with her first husband. Within a few years when the Great Dressipion hit the United States she worked as
The telephone reporting party (RP) Denise Cota-Kennifer received notification from Yolanda Phillips CFS/PSP (714) 715-6560 who disclosed that foster children Nathan Herrera and Mary Jane Ochoa-Arteaga are losing weight. The RP stated foster child Nathan is prescribed Quillant for ADHD and has been complaining of headaches since starting the medications. The foster mother Renee Esparza reported foster child Nathan appears to be losing weight. According to the foster mother he eats 3 "healthy" meals and snacks per day; however, recently he has refused his snacks. Subsequently it is unknown how much weight has been lost and if the weight loss is a side effect of the medication. The RP stated foster child Mary Jane was recently examined by her
Before Pablo Escobar, El Chapo, and other cocaine leaders there was Griselda Blanco. Blanco was a drug lord and one of the first pioneers in the cocaine drug trade. ("The Cocaine Godmother.") La Dama de la Mafia, The Godmother, The Black Widow, Cocaine Queen of Miami, La Madrina, The Mafia Lady, and The Cocaine Godmother are a few examples of the aliases used by Griselda Blanco. ("Griselda Blanco Biogrphy.")
Marisol Ortega was born on April 1,1994 and grew up in a family of eight and is the youngest of six siblings. She grew up and raised in the city of Bell and comes from a traditional Mexican household. Marisol is on her third year at East Los Angeles College and she is studying psychology with an emphasis in social behavior. She recently got accepted to the University of California, Santa Cruz and was awarded the Osher scholarship. Her future goal is to obtain a degree in psychology and a master’s degree in criminology with a minor in ethnic studies. She hopes to obtain a career as a forensic psychologist and as a educator.
Julia Alvarez is an acclaimed American-Dominican poet and author. She has written many successful books and poems, many of which reflect directly on her life and personal experiences. Because of Alvarez’s American-Dominican background, her poems display diverse, cultural themes. These include what it is like to be American and Dominican and the struggles of moving from the Dominican Republic to the United States. Alvarez has received praise for her ability to write a wide variety of styles, including poems, children's books, young adult novels, and essays. Her success, however, has come from her poetry collections, like Homecoming. These collections show her life in the Dominican Republic and her transition to the United States.