General Question: How do you take pride in your culture?


Tonia Momoh

Written by Elizabeth Lozano



Tonia Momoh (Sophomore)
Tonia Momoh (10)

“Yeah, I do, because I wasn’t raised here. I was raised in Nigeria… coming here when I was two. My parents are Nigerian so I’m not really used to the things they do. When I’m introduced to new things, it’s interesting. But yeah, I take pride in my culture.”


Kimberly Hernandez
Kimberly Hernandez (9)

“I do. My family is Honduran, so I don’t really take the U.S. culture… I kinda mix it together because I still want my part of that [American culture] and my part of who I really am.”


Thao Le (Junior)
Thao Le (11)

“Well there’s a lot of things that we do. For holidays, we usually get together and just have a family dinner, and what we don’t do is disrespect the older. We have to respect them at all costs… I’m Vietnamese.”


Shakal Ahad (Senior)
Shakal Ahad (12)

“Yes, I’m benegali.”