Ruby Barrera

McKean (Thomas) High School

Nomination Statement

“Daughter of Lilia Terrazas Carrasco of Mexico, Rubí Lilian Barrera is a hardworking and ambitious student. She strives to be outstanding in all she does. She is ranked first in her graduating class with a 4.6 cumulative grade point average. Rubi is currently enrolled in the DTCC Patient Care dual enrollment program. She is also an active member of McKean’s FFA. She has managed her time wisely, attending school while working two jobs. Rubi plans to attend DelTech to pursue a connected degree in healthcare management while working as a phlebotomist in a hospital.”

“‘Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful’. This quote inspires me. It reminds me to work hard, never give up and that failure is okay because it teaches you an important lesson. My mother is a positive influence and my success is because of her care, motivation, and help. My journey has been tough, but exciting and this is just the beginning.”