Jessica Gallegos – Thalia Marroquin
Jessica is a sophomore at Mira Monte High School and is mentored by Thalia Marroquin. After getting to know Jessica more, Thalia noticed that she had a sweet and caring personality and is a hard working student who needed to find a little motivation in her. She demonstrated determination and perseverance by trying her best in her studies, getting her grades up, and improving her school attendance all on her own. When Jessica and Thalia first met, they discussed Jessica’s challenges and academic progress. During the year, she had gained confidence and is willing to ask for help when needed. Jessica has raised her grade point average to a 3.16 G.P.A. and has tried out for the girls’ softball team at Mira Monte High School.