Head of the Class 2023: María Velasquez, Hall

María Velasquez
Little Rock Hall High School

GPA: 3.9

College attending:  University of Central Arkansas

Colleges accepted to: University of Memphis, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Honors & Achievements: Kiwanis Club of Little Rock Outstanding Senior Award, Schedler Honors College, JAG Project Based Learning Competition first place

Career goal: My career goals are mainly to learn every day from everything I do. I want to be a pediatric registered nurse and am looking to get a master’s degree in nursing.

Tell us about the teacher, coach or administrator who made a difference in your life: Mrs. Stephanie Knuckles has been my teacher since my sophomore year of high school, but also my mentor and like a second mom. She has been inspiring and helpful when I needed advice on any subject, and I will always be beyond thankful.

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