Gloversville High School
PARENTS: Jennifer Cruz Cisse
COLLEGE OR OTHER PLANS: Majoring in health sciences at FMCC
AFTER COLLEGE: Become a medical professional and pursue an art career.
WHAT HAS BEEN THE HARDEST PART OF THE LAST YEAR OF SCHOOL and THE MOST REWARDING: The hardest part has been setting a schedule for myself and sticking to it. The most rewarding part has been me knowing that I tried my best to succeed.
WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNED ABOUT YOURSELF DURING THE PANDEMIC/HOW HAVE YOU CHANGED: During the pandemic, I realized just how much mental health is impacted by isolation. I learned that being around people and helping each other is so important, even as an introvert. I became a little more outgoing over the past year and a half. Life’s experiences aren’t as grand without someone to share it with.
WHAT IS THE MEMORY OF HIGH SCHOOL YOU WILL NEVER FORGET: I will never forget when I finally found my passion, pottery and ceramics.
WHAT WILL YOU MISS MOST ABOUT HIGH SCHOOL: I will miss the convenience of seeing my friends almost every day.
WHAT’S IN YOUR MUSIC PLAYER: Just about every genre of music
FAVORITE BOOK OR AUTHOR: George R. R. Martin
BEST PART ABOUT GRADUATING: Hitting a major milestone and starting to work towards a new one.
WHO OR WHAT INSPIRES YOU: My mother inspires me. She is the strongest, most patient, and selfless person I know.