Alumnus Mora Lewis graduated in 2011 and went to Bossier Community College and University of Phoenix. While in high school Lewis participated in cross country, track and FCA.
What have you done since high school?
“I work for a private school/daycare called Primrose and i am a Preschool teacher in my own class,” Lewis said. “I also worked for MISD & GPISD with special ed children assisting them. After graduation I left a year later to Bossier, LA and attended Bossier Community College for a year. I then came back home to finish school online and graduate from University of Phoenix to be an RN.”
What made you want to do what you are doing now?
“I absolutely love helping and teaching others,” Lewis said. “I especially love working with children all ages. Seeing people smile after I have helped them brings joy to my heart.”
What did you learn or experience in high school that affected you later?
“I learned that making the right decisions in high school are a priority and paying attention,” Lewis said. “You have to plan ahead and stay focused. Listen to The wise advice given by your elders.”
Explain your job now.
“I am a Preschool teacher to 24 three and four year olds,” Lewis said. “I teach them basic tools to get ready for kindergarten. How to write their names and count and develop good listening skills and manners as well, to be independent. The different aspects of my job is helping toddlers learn to be their own person and develop their personality.”
What are your plans for the future?
“I plan to start working my practice as a nurse in 2018 through a small emergency hospital in grand prairie,” Lewis said.
What is your advice to current high schoolers?
“The advice I’d give to high schoolers right now is number 1 to have a plan,” Lewis said. “It’s a scary world we live in and having a game plan and getting your education will lead you the right way. Take college classes while you can and while offered because in college they are hard.”