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Student Perspective

IMG_7570In 2006 Cuban native Jacqueline Castro-Lopez and her husband decided to come to the U.S. in search of a better life for their kids: a two year old son and a six year old daughter. Jacqueline said, “I wanted my kids to be more free.” When Jacqueline first arrived and enrolled her daughter in school,… Read more »

Meet Jacqueline Castro-Lopez

Quick Facts

  • 37

    Different languages spoken by students

  • 2,500

    Students enrolled annually

  • $43,500

    in college scholarships raised and awarded in 2013

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Rosie, originally from El Salvador, came to the U.S. in 2011 looking for a better life for her and her daughter who is in tenth grade. She began taking technology classes at the Carlos Rosario School in 2014 and is currently enrolled in the Computer Support Specialist Career Training program working toward her industry certification.

Rosie is a team player, actively contributes to her class, and is a natural leader dedicated to her career and her daughter. Her dream is to work in IT network security. She became a new citizen in 2016 and was excited to participate in her first election this year.

Visit carlosrosario.org to learn more about the school. Please share this story of immigrant strength and dedication with your networks!
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Last weekend, Miriam Perlacio, a graduate of Carlos Rosario's Culinary Arts program, represented Peruvian tamales at the TamalFest! Click here to learn more about Miriam and her recipe: holaculturamas.wordpress.com/portfolio/regresa-la-ganadora-de-2015/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Our very own Chef Sebastien Lamerre, Culinary Arts Academy Director, interviews the owners of Los Hermanos Dominican Food Restaurant about their version of tamales, pasteles.

Get tickets for #TamalFestDC today through their Kickstarter campaign: kck.st/2fu4HhJ. Some of our staff members will be there so stop by and say hi!
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