Interview Final By: CONDOLEEZZA L. OSA

Interviewing a Student:

Name of student: Anya

1. How was life growing up for you like?

a. Lived in a two-bedroom house filled with cockroaches, and nine people. Her mother gave birth to her at the age of Fourteen, and her Grandmother was the one who took care of her

2. What were some trials that you faced along the way growing up?

a. Mother was an alcoholic. Didn’t have that mother and daughter bond. She spent all of her time with her grandmother.

3. Were there times in your life that you looked back and wish you could change a couple of things?

a. Doing better in school.

4. Do you take school seriously?

a. Indeed she does, being a Junior, moving up to a Senior she’s focusing on getting work done, and keeping an eye on her grades.

5. Do Whatyou have a support system from when you first started school, all the way up to now being a Junior?

a. Never really did, her mom didn’t care for her grades. She showed absolutely no support towards her.

6. Is being a student at JCHS enjoyable for you?

a. Not really, most likely because she rather be back home and go to school there, since she knows more people back at St. Louis Missouri. (Her hometown)

7. How do you handle your grades?

a. Very content with her grades. When facing a D in any class she begins to freak out, and immediately tries her best to bring it back up.

8. What are your plans after high school?

a. She wants to go to the Police Academy, and study in criminology.

9. What classes are you taking that is helpful for your dream career?

a. Taking a Law Enforcement Public Safety class, which is helping her learn more about what she wants to become and whether she still wants to pursue her career.

10. What goals/steps are you going to take to get to where you want to be?

a. Going to the Police Academy which will help her get some more information on what she’s trying to study in, then after attend college, once finished with college she’s going to slowly make her way up to be a police officer.

11. Are you the type of person to Procrastinate, or are you well-organized?

a. Depending on whether she finds that subject interesting or not. If not interested then she will procrastinate, if well-interested in the class then she will be organized with all her work.

12. Based on where you’re at right now, are you happy that you are succeeding?

a. Yes, she has come a long way, and is proud of where she is at right now not only in her school but as well as her life.

13. When that day comes of you being a police officer, if there were any other job offers that were given to you would you take them?

a. If it had higher pay, and was better than what she is doing then yes she would have.

14. What makes you stand out from everybody else?

a. Others are more family oriented and like to be around their friends, while she is more of an introvert who doesn’t really like to depend on people, or really talk to people.

15. Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

a. Being in the FBI. Studying criminal behavior, more successful than her mom, and more stable than most of her families.

Interviewing a Teacher

Name of Teacher: Mrs. Winnie

1. How was life growing up for you like?

a. Had two parent household, who were both educators. Mother was a Librarian, so they did a lot of reading. Father was an administrator in the district, was also a high school coach, and a teacher.

2. What were some trials that you faced along the way growing up?

a. Was a slow reader than everybody else, which held her back a little bit.

3. Were there times in your life that you looked back and wish you could change a couple of things?

a. Start to look for scholarships earlier. Ask her parents to take her to more college visits. Stay in state for school (she went out of state for college, which cost her a lot of money.) Start budgeting right away, that way she had more savings, bigger down payment for a house.

4. Did you as a child take school seriously?

a. Yes, she was a big nerd. School was something she was doing very well in. Took AP classes because of the accuracy level she seemed to be in, was very fast at taking her test, and trying to maintain all her grades to 90%.

5. Did you have a support system when you were in school?

a. Yes, she had both her parents support. Only thing is she wishes that they would of poked her a little bit harder.

6. You being a teacher at JCHS do you find it enjoyable?

a. Yes, when she was student teaching at JCHS, she saw that students were every welcoming and heartwarming to one another. Always making it comfortable for others around them. She says that they’re a great group of kids.

7. How does your grading system work?

a. Grades are set by the school department. All History is spilt fifty-fifty. 50% Homework, and 50% Test.

8. What were your plans after high school?

a. Attending the University of KU. Majoring in communications and international communications, and get her degree in German.

9. What makes your class so helpful for students and their careers?

a. History can impact what you do today. As in why certain companies aren’t a loud in some countries, where different languages adapted from, knowing where certain jobs are. History has a great impact on our lives and what makes us who we are today.

10. What goals/steps did you take to get to where you are right now?

a. Took an Introductory class in KU. German wasn’t really suiting her. She liked education (teaching) but never wanted to do it because her parents did it. Was a lot cheaper at KU. Because she had a job there, transferred to K-State and got her degree in education, and then ending up teaching at JCHS, along with Mrs.Garvey.

11. Are you the type of person to Procrastinate, or are you very well-organized?

a. Depending on what it is. Planning things she is good at doing, but as far as grading things and handing them back to students not so well. She is more of a procrastinator then she is well-organized.

12. Based on where you are at in life right now, are you happy how far you have come to be successful?

a. She is happy, but she believes she can do more better.

13. If there were other Jobs that have given offers would you have taken?

a. Maybe, it would have to be something that benefited her family. When you become an adult there are certain things that come into consideration.

14. What makes you stand out from everybody else?

a. She finds working with higher grade levels because she loves to encourage them, and talk to them. Other teachers say she is absolutely crazy for having to like to work with high school students. As for her she sees it as if she were teach little kids, when they runaway, the teacher gets in trouble for it, as for if a high school kid were to runaway (skip) class they get a referral.

15. Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

a. Still teaching History at JCHS.

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