Mia Esperanza Lopez

Parents: Monica and the late Michael Lopez

Educational or Future Plans: Attend Texas Tech University to receive my Veterinary Technician certification.

Clubs and Officer Positions: Alice FFA Vice President, Honors Band flute, Pals, National Honor Society, Vacation Bible School Crew Leader, LINKS Retreat staff member, Edge staff member, lifeteen staff member, F.L.A.M.E. staff member, Circle of Grace staff member, 10 year Altar Server.

Accomplishments/Honors: Performed at Carnegie Hall with the Alice Honors Band, FFA Creed Speaking , FFA Radio Broadcasting team, Area qualifying FFA Ag Issues Team, FFA Livestock Judging Team (3 years), Texas FFA voting delegate, Texas FFA State Officer candidate, Alice FFA Treasurer (Junior Year), Alice FFA Vice President (Senior Team), CPR certification, Altar serving leader (red cord), Altar serving 10 years (purple cord), Received a 1 in Solo and Ensemble with a solo (2 years) and a flute quartet, Stock show 1st place and Reserve Division Champion

What was the best advice you've ever received?

The best advice I’ve ever received was “Be better than the person you were yesterday.”- Arnold Garza, it is something I think about in everything I do and helps me each day in becoming a better person and reach my goals.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Graduating from Texas Tech with my bachelors in Animal Science then furthering my education by going for my doctorates in Veterinary Medicine.

If you would change anything about this world, what would you and why?

I would feed the hungry and shelter the homeless, everyone deserves to feel loved and comforted.

If you could invite 3 people to dinner, who would they be and why?

I would invite Matthew West, Rick Riordan, and Ellen Pompeo. From my favorite singer to author and then actress from my favorite show Grey‘s Anatomy, they have been a part of some of my favorite things. I’d love to sit and talk with them about what they do and what or who motivates them to do so.

Favorites:

Food: Pizza 

Book: Anything with Greek Mythology

Movie: Transformers

Town in Texas: Lubbock

Vacation Spot: Anywhere with my friends

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