GK Alumna AnaMaria Bech Inspires ESL Newcomer Students
We are always delighted to welcome GK alums to return to campus to speak to our current student population. We believe that these opportunities to hear from alumni help current students when considering academic choices or simply when in need of inspiration. Ms. V. Miller invited Ms. AnaMaria Bech, Grace King Class of 2001 alumna and publisher of VIVA NOLA Entertainment, to speak to students currently enrolled in Newcomer classes about her experiences as a newcomer as part of our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. During the course of her virtual visit with all of the block 1 ESL classes, Ms. Bech advised students to "always show up!" which is similar to the attendance tenet of Grace King’s four A's. Students had the chance to ask about
Although we don't have a crystal ball, we know that Ms. Bech's address to our students will have a lasting impact.