Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month - Anabelle Ambriz '27

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month - Anabelle Ambriz '27

We're continuing our Q&A series in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month with freshman Anabelle Ambriz '27! Anabelle explains her favorite cultural traditions and her latina role model in today's Q&A.

What does Hispanic Heritage Month mean to you?
Hispanic Heritage Month meants a time for celebrating my culture and heritage.

What are your favorite cultural traditions?
One of my favorite cultural traditions is, during Christmas time, gathering together and eating tamales and Mexican hot chocolate while opening presents.

Who are your Latino role models?
One of my latina role models is Sonia Sotomayor. She models a hard worker and not letting your heritage stop you from achieving your goals, as she's the first latina judge.

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