Senior Highlight: College View classmates, friends talk about why they are proud of each other
DSST: College View seniors Leslie Cesta and Marissa Montoya are classmates, teammates and friends. We sat down to ask them a few questions about their friendship and their time at DSST:
Q: How did DSST prepare you for the college application process?
A (Leslie): Freshman year we started looking into colleges ... we were introduced to private colleges, public colleges and you get to see if it's a good fit for you.
Q: What are you plans for next year?
A (Marissa): I'm going to go to Regis University and I'm hopefully going into the medical field ... I went on a college tour and I realized I liked smaller schools and smaller class sizes. That just seems like a better fit for me.
Q: Why are you proud of each other?
A (Leslie): This is a new phase in (Marissa's) life and I know she will do great in college ... I know that the medical field will be a great fit for her.
A (Marissa): Since senior year started, (Leslie) has been telling me her doubts about college ... now that she is finally realizing what she wants to do ... I feel excited for her and I am really happy that she's finally decided what's going to make her happy.
Watch this video to see Leslie and Marissa talk about how DSST prepared them for the college application process, their plans for the future, and how proud they are of one another.