HS Senior with DePauw Plans Profiled in Newspaper
January 8, 2007
January 8, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "I want to be a teacher, preferably first grade, because I want to influence the growing and developing minds of children and hope to make a difference in their lives," says MaryAnne Guarnery, a senior at Indiana's Muncie Central High School. Guarnery is profiled in today's Muncie Star Press, which she tells, "I have already been accepted to DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind., and will be attending there next fall."
A volunteer with the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program and member of the Mayor's Youth Council, Guarnery also serves as a student teacher. Her advice for younger students? "I would pass on to children the words of Mother Teresa: 'To make a difference in the world, one person at a time.' This is easy to do by taking the time to be courteous and nice to everyone you encounter during the day," she says.
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