#VMThrowback: Ashley Ruiz, Class of 2016

What is your home school? Nixon High School

What is your fine arts/communication area and who is your teacher? My fine art is piano. I study and learn from Dr. Carroll.

How does it feel to be in the first class to graduate from the new campus? I feel honored to be in the first class to graduate from the new campus.

What are you looking forward to at the new campus? Please explain. When we moved to the new campus. I am looking forward to seeing more space in the halls, better pianos, and the amazing lighting.

Has there been any events at VMT that you’ve enjoyed the most? Please explain. There have been many wonderful events that happen at VMT, but my favorite event was the Hispanic Festival. It shows an array of colors, fun, music, and food. It is perfect for the whole family.

What was your favorite subject at VMT? My favorite subject is History; the method of learning is effective and fun.

Is there anything you’d like to add that we haven’t asked? In fact, there is! I would like to see more students who get to see and experience what I have in all my years at VMT.

What has been one of your biggest learning experiences at VMT? Why is that? My biggest learning experience was getting to listen to other musicians and getting inspired by them.

What have you gotten out of VMT? Please explain. At VMT I have gotten to learn how to play the piano and improve my skills in this wonderful fine art.