March 4, 2017 Region 5 Leadership No comments exist

By Luisa Florez If life were to give you lemons, would you make lemonade? Or would you make a lemon cake? Or would you squeeze the lemon for its juice and pour it over your fish fillet or elote? The opportunities to use the lemon outside of lemonade are endless. The important thing is you…

February 3, 2017 Region 5 Leadership No comments exist

7 Ways to Keep Your “New Year, New Me” Resolutions. By Luisa Florez For many, the month of January is an exciting one. We envision new goals for the new year with such enthusiasm that it seems almost certain that this year will be the one where we keep and fulfill our resolutions. However, as…

December 31, 2016 Region 5 Leadership

The Impactful Lesson That I Had At Uni By Luisa Florez   After I graduated high school, I thought, would being a college student really be that different than what I had done for the past 12 years?   When I left for university, my father told me, “You don’t go to college to necessarily…

December 11, 2016 Region 5 Leadership

Region 5 takes on Seattle and gets ready for Lubbock! By Luisa Florez The first time I attended SHPE National Conference was in 2016. Far from home, I disembarked the plane in Baltimore and was greeted with the weather too cold for a Texan. I looked forward to the professional development, leadership training, and networking…

November 13, 2016 Region 5 Leadership

Overcoming Hurdles By Luisa Florez We all may be different, but in some ways we’re the same. Though our goals, aspirations, and dreams may be different, we all have them. Though our moments of struggles may be different, we all have hurdles to overcome. When I realized this, I felt less alone and more motivated…