Warriors Express Gratitude

Candy Rodriguez

Compiled by Candy Rodriguez

So Very Thankful

The 2,000 or so students, faculty, staff and administrators in the Pueblo High School community have historically been very expressive regarding their gratitude in light of Thanksgiving. Here are just a few of those voices:

Andrew Romero, senior: “I am thankful for my family,and worldly possessions. However, more than anything I am grateful to be living…and for my girlfriend.”

Austin Davis, sophomore: “I am thankful for my Subway sandwiches and my friend, Sabino.”

Brian Alegria, sophomore: “I am really thankful for thrash metal music and my mother.”

Anahiz Lopez, sophomore: “I love my older twin sister, Analia. She defends me, and although she can sometimes be a little mean, I still love her.”

Eduwiges (Vicky) Cordova, senior: “I am thankful for my education, family, and friends also the roof over my head.”

Mariel Ponce, sophomore: “Everything that’s been given my way.”

Genesis Alba, junior:“I’m grateful for that God blessed me with privileges like my education, my family, and the love they shower me in—and being able to eat.”

Mr. Frank Rosthenhausler, Principal: “I’m thankful for the opportunity to lead this great school.”

Jesus Soto, junior: “I’m thankful for all the strength and blessings God has given me.”

Ruben Rivera IV, senior: “I’m thankful for Coach Sanders for teaching everything I’ve learned these past four years. I’m thankful for my team for being some real dawgs and never backing down.”

Andres Jorge Lujan, senior: “I’m thankful to have both of my parents living under the same roof.”

Ms. Katherine Gunnels, Assistant Principal: “I am thankful that I have a lot of good cooks in my family,and that my husband is the most amazing man ever.”

Sabino Raygoza: “I am thankful for my friends and family and my red Air Max’s.”

Nicole Del Toro, junior: “I am thankful for my parents and the people that genuinely care about me.”

Isaac Guerrero, junior: “I am thankful for my family,for my earphones, and ice cream, too.”

Darian Aldaco, sophomore: “I am thankful for having a roof over my head and a place to sleep.”

Mr. Steve Lopez, assistant principal: “I am thankful to be back home, Pueblo is home to me.”

Antonio Rodriguez, senior: “I am thankful for friends and family.”

Ms. Amaro, chemistry teacher: “Thankful for wonderful students at Pueblo and in the Chemistry Club.”

Andres Apodaca, senior: “I am thankful for my mom because that’s why I’m here today.”

Ryana Talavera, senior: “I’m very thankful for my two friends, Candy and Michael, because they have helped me through a lot and have always been there for me.”

Ms. Elizabeth Raizk, science teacher: “I’m most thankful for the students here at Pueblo. They’re kind, perspective, and they keep me going.”

Zahira Barcelo, sophomore: “I’m just thankful for what I have.”

Angelica Aros, attendance secretary: “I am thankful for my family because I love them; they are my everything.”

Ms. Teresa Toro, counselor: “Very thankful for my health, family, and my extended family at Pueblo.”

Susie Esquivel, senior: “I am thankful for my brother because if it weren’t for him, I wouldn’t have pursued my interest as a musician. He’s inspired me for everything I do in my life, and he’s my best friend.”

Aaron Cano, junior: “I am thankful for everything my parents have done for me and everything that my girlfriend does for me.”

Carlos Molina, junior: “I’m thankful for my family and friends and how supportive they have been for me in baseball and life.”

Mia Carpenter, junior: “I’m thankful for my eyelashes because they don’t need mascara.”

Mark Anthony, junior: “I’m very thankful for all the opportunities I’ve been given.”

Ms. Kate Straub, nurse: “I am thankful for my health, my job here at Pueblo and also my family…I feel like I pretty much have everything I need in this world.”

Bryan Ramierz, junior: “I’m thankful for my mother because she cares for me, and she motivates me to always work hard.”

Jose Montoya, sophomore: “First of all, I’m thankful for my family because they love me, and they’re always there for me.”

Adam Pelayo, junior: “I’m thankful for the great life that I have and I’m also thankful for my parents because they work so hard.”

Ms. Goya Ruiz, campus monitor: “I’m thankful for my kids, my family, and good health.”

Adrian Cervantes, junior: “I’m thankful for everything—but specially my mom, my clothes, the rest of my immediate family, and of course my grandma.”

Paula Fierros, senior: “I’m thankful for everyone who has made my senior year pleasant and memorable so far, especially Mr. Medhi who elected me editor-in-chief this year. He’s the best.”

Ms. Marie Little, yearbook/exceptional ed teacher: “I am thankful for my health, my son[s] and my family.”

Martin Martinez, senior: “I’m thankful that my baseball career has become as success. I’ve been offered several baseball scholarships, including one from Minnesota.”

Mr. Ernesto Somoza, graphic design teacher: “I am strongly thankful for my five four-legged, furry friends as well as my friends and family-and, at last, for my ever-growing friends and family at Pueblo.”