Where Are Our Alumni Now? Meet Ramon Torres!

Mr. Ramon Torres stopped by The Vanguard School to pay a visit and see all his old teachers and friends again. We seized the moment to see what he has been doing since his time at Vanguard.

Thanks so much for stopping by! We are so pleased to see you again. Would you mind introducing yourself?

Ramon Torres, an Alumni from The Vanguard School for Learning Differences in Florida

My name is Ramon Torres. I am from Sebring Florida, but I am originally from the Philippines. I am 25 years old.

What years did you attend Vanguard?

I attended Vanguard School in Florida from 2007 to 2011.

What was your favorite subjects in school?

My favorite subjects in school were all the Math classes, Chemistry, Physics, and Physical Science.

What are you doing now?

I went to college at Florida Gulf Coast University in the beautiful area of Southwest Florida in Fort Myers.

I am currently looking for job or internship in my field of study.

What did you major in?

I majored in Environmental Engineering.

What are your plans for the future?

I currently want to become a wonderful Professional Environmental Engineer that would create an environment that will be safer for all of us.

What was your favorite thing about attending The Vanguard School?

My favorite things about attending Vanguard were meeting different people who are like me. The faculty and staff work with students like myself who struggle with certain things and helped with my strengths. Therefore, I had the opportunity to take higher math classes at college level before graduating high school.

If you had to give a Vanguard student any advice, what would it be?

If I were to give a Vanguard student advice, I would tell them to always work hard and you will accomplish good things. When it comes to college and real life, never procrastinate, even while you are at Vanguard. Never leave assignments, tasks, or studying at last minute. Always start right away. Start thinking about college early as it is never too late. While in college, take advantage of the free support such as the Writing Center for essay help, Career Services for resume help, job search help, mock interviews, and cover letter help. Also, if you are can do dual enrollment in college while at Vanguard, take advantage of it.

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