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Class of 2022: Karina Sanchez Hidalgo

Thursday, May 19, 2022

As we look to graduation, we celebrate the class of 2022 and all of their accomplishments. Students who stand front and center live out the values of BCCS every day. They act with integrity and they demonstrate pride, passion, and perseverance. They seek to understand others, embrace the differences between us, and show empathy. Join us as we honor their hard work and look forward to their bright futures.

What is your first and last name?

Karina Sanchez Hidalgo

Which school do you attend?

Brooklyn Center High School STEAM

How many years have you attended school in the district?


What groups, activities, or sports have you been involved in throughout your high school career?

I was involved in Volleyball, Softball, Yearbook Club, and the HBCU Committee. I also participated in the ProStart Culinary Competition team!

What is your favorite memory of high school?

I have a lot of memories that I love. Most of them are the memories I made with teachers I truly care about . I’m super thankful for the teachers that made my high school years not hard but comforting.

Is there a staff member who has gone beyond for you? If so, who? How have they gone beyond?

Many teachers have gone beyond for me but I have to thank Mrs. Bohn specifically. She has supported me a lot with my passion for culinary arts. I’ll always be thankful for her. Also Ms. Stein, I’m super thankful I was able to have her as a teacher because even now that I’m not her student anymore I’m still in her classroom all the time. She has always supported me which I appreciate so much. She is the teacher I think I’ll miss the most once I graduate.

Brooklyn Center Community Schools stands front and center for Collaboration, Inclusivity and Unity. What do you stand front and center for?

I stand front and center for equality, both in gender and race.

What does it mean to you to be a Centaur?

Being a Centaur means to represent this school and the opportunity to grow every day.

What are your plans after graduation?

I plan on going to Hennepin Technical College to get my associate degree in culinary arts.

What advice would you give someone just starting high school?

I would say make sure that you stay on top of your things but have fun. And remember that your teachers will always be there to support you.