By Erin Declue
Seniors are the top of the pyramid. They know what they want to do in the future and why. I sat down with seniors Osmin Perez (O.P.), Madeleine Conway (M.C.), and Samantha Hall (S.H.) to peek inside their plans for college.
What are your goals after high school? M.C.: I plan on attending UCA or SAU and get a degree in Political Science or Economics
How are you going to achieve these goals? M.C.: By getting Scholarships, and by having dedication.
What has Motivated you to make it this far in your high school career? O.P.: MY Mom is the hardest worker I know. She not only works to support her family, but she also works to keep me in school.
How has Roger’s NTHS prepared you for your next steps in life? S.H.: I feel like I have the the confidence to move on with my life, and achieve in getting my degree.
What advice would you give to future seniors? M.C.: Take it slow, make it count, make it unforgettable.
So there you have it folks. If you don’t know what your plans are after high school, hopefully this will give you some sory of guidance.
by Aricka Burks
Every year the Down Syndrome Connection of Northwest Arkansas funds the Buddy Walk to help spread awareness of Down Syndrome. At the Buddy Walk they have live music, food, vendor booths, arts and crafts, games, and more. Everyone participating gathers at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale, Arkansas, for a one-mile run/walk around the field. At the end of the run/walk, Chick-fil-a is there with an appreciative lunch.
Down Syndrome Connection of Northwest Arkansas has three main goals for the Buddy Walk.They are to develop acceptance and embrace people with Down Syndrome. The next one is to help enhance the position of the Down Syndro me community. Now the last one is to raise funds for education, support research and advocacy programs.
By Aricka Burks
Chuy’s is a tex-mex restaurant. If you like your food with a kick the chicka chicka bomb bomb is the way to go. Although if you want to go in a transitional direction the steak burrito is the item for you. If you like nachos try their unconventional nachos item called the panchos. They even have a nacho car that is only open Monday thru Friday 4-7pm. Chuy’s have shirts on sale at fourteen for adults, thirteen for kids, and ten sale shirt items.
If you are looking for a career in a restaurant hospitality you can start your career pathway at Chuy’s as young as sixteen. Chuy’s is a restaurant all about fresh food and fresh product. Chuy’s over by the pinnacle mall has been open since January of 2014. That is not the only one open though. There are sixtyseven more open around the country.
I talked with their general manager Jason Crane. He has worked their for four years. He decided to work at Chuy’s because it was a company that was interesting and growing. There are so many positions at Chuy’s. Some of the positions have an age requirement and others don’t. Jason said that he favorite part of the day is when they are busy. He also said that he likes to come in everyday to see the people he works with and meet the new people that walk through the door everyday.