Teacher Profile – Monica Ramirez

monicaRamirezMonica Ramirez
Digital Photography Teacher

What is your favorite color and what does it symbolize to you? My current favorite color is lavender. It symbolizes creativity.

What do you do as a hobby? Anything artistic: for example, painting, drawing, sculpting etc.

Before you became a teacher, what did you want to become? I wanted to become a fashion designer.

What places have you traveled to? I got the opportunity to travel with Ms. Gaffney and her class to New York.

What is one unforgettable memory you’ve had? My most memorable memory would have to be when I became a mom. It was the most precious moments of my life. I brought a new life into the world.

What was one of your worst memories? My worst memory would have to be when my son was born early and was hospitalized for three months. We almost lost him three times and we are so lucky to still have him here with us.

If you could go anywhere in the world where would it be and why? I would like to go to Australia because they have the largest zoo. I heard that it takes a week to finish looking around. It would be cool to see a kangaroo.

What is your favorite quote from a famous person? I don’t think I follow any quotes.

What person inspires you? I would have to say my parents. They have struggled so much to be where they are right now. They are motivated, believers and accomplish what they can.

Anything else you would like students to know about you? I would like to say hello to all Carl Hayden students. Please stop by and check out what photography is all about.

By Laura Ramirez