What Are You Thankful For?

November 20, 2012

It’s always interesting to know what students do for big holidays like Thanksgiving. A few students and staff members were asked about what they were thankful for and what their plans for Thanksgiving were. Here’s how they responded.

Q. What are you thankful for?

Jessie Guilliot, Adam Montez

“My wife.”
Jessie Guilliot, Director of Residential Life and Judicial Affairs
New Orleans, LA

“I’m thankful for my family and that my 4 month nephew is strong and healthy. I am also thankful for my health and the company of good friends.”
Adam Montez, Resident Life Coordinator
San Jose, CA

Charnae Dickson

“I’m thankful for the friends that I have made over the three years I’ve been at Menlo. Also I’m thankful that my family continues to support me.”
Charnae Dickson, Junior
San Diego, CA

Khamyl Morente

“I’m thankful for my family, friends, and boyfriend. Also, the fact that I am able to come to college.”
Khamyl Morente, Junior
Eagle Rock, CA

Anthony Bernard

“I am thankful for my family.”
Anthony Bernard, Senior
Bounerl Park, CA

Jose Chacon

“I am thankful for the amazing friends I made at Menlo and FOOD.”
Jose Chacon, Senior
Victorville, CA


Q. What are your plans for Thanksgiving Break?

Haley Heryford

“I’m going to go home and see friends, family, and cuddle with my dog.”
Haley Heryford, Sophomore
Murphys, CA

Brandon Bell

“I’m going to spend time with family and do lots of homework.”
Brandon Bell, Freshman
Largo, FL

Jasmine Soon

“I’m going to stay with my boyfriend and our family away from home. I plan to eat some good food made by Mitchell Lum.”
Jasmine Soon, Grade: Freshman
Honolulu, HI

Jessica Soliai

“I am going to San Clemente, CA to visit family.”
Jessica Soliai, Junior
Citrus Heights, CA

Katrina Smith, Soumya Mathew

“During break, I am going to go home and cook. I’m also going to visit family in the North Bay area and go bowling and Black Friday Shopping.”
Soumya Mathew, Senior
San Francisco, CA

“I am going to cook with family, watch Twilight, eat, sleep, and play lots of board games.”
Katrina Smith, Senior
San Jose, CA

Alexa Ledesma

“I am going home and to see my family! I can’t wait to eat all of my mom's food.”
Alexa Leclegnia, Freshman
Palmsclale, CA