#VMThrowback : Lauren Melendez, Class of 2018

What is your name? Lauren Melendez

What is your home school? J.W Nixon High School

What is your fine arts/communication areas and who are your fine arts/communication teacher(s)? Tapestry with Mrs. Ramirez and Journalism with Mr. Webber.

What are you looking for to at the new campus? I’m not particularly looking forward to the campus because I think it will lack the feeling of freedom and tranquility that comes with the current campus. However, I am eager to use all the new equipment.

Are there any events that you’ve enjoyed at VMT? I really enjoyed the Hispanic Festival because we celebrated and embraced out own culture. I very much enjoyed watching all the performances and eating fried Oreos. #artdepartment

What is your favorite subject at VMT? My favorite subject at VMT is English because, as an aspiring writer, the things it entailed were a lot of fun.

What have you gotten out of VMT? Because of VMT, I’ve developed good communication skills and, ergo, a bit more confidence in myself. It had helped me find artistic personality, not to mention the friends I gained along the way.

Is there anything you’d like to add that we haven’t asked? I second the motion to start a yoga class.

What are your fondest memories of VMT? My fondest memories of VMT include attending the Hispanic Festival and simply enjoying the time I spend at the campus with friends.