Cross Campus

A Photo Essay:How Do You Define Success?

**Emily Ramos, LHS ’16 **

_Ramos has been in the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program since her Freshman year. _

Q: What has shaped your perception of success?

A: I think basketball has motivated me a lot, I’ve played it my whole life. It’s opened many doors for me; I’m trying out volleyball currently.

Q: How do you think you can become successful?

A: Just need to follow my dreams.

Q: What are your dreams?

A: To join the army.

Q: How will you know when you get there?

A: When I’m there.

Q: Who do you know that is successful?

A: My aunt is currently in the Army. She is where I want to be.

**Ben Yi, Andover ’14**

“I will have success when I have a wife that I love and kids that I love and I have enough financial stability so that I can provide for my family’s needs. Not luxury, but rather necessities like food, a house, and a good education.”

**Alberto Camacho, LHS ’15**

Q: What shapes your idea of success?

A: My mom because she’s working hard and never gave up. 

Q: How do you become successful?

A: Staying humble.

Q: Who do you know that is successful?

A: Mos Def [a rapper]. But of course, he’s my idol.

**Sarah Cornelius, Andover ’14**

“For me personally, success is being challenged and being able to rise to that, while at the same time still maintain[ing] some semblance of sanity and balance.”


_Photos by Emmie Avvakumova, Scott Diekema & Brenda Prado_