I am a student at the Monadnock Community Connections School, better known as MC2. This school has made a great difference in my education and in my future. At MC2 we are required to do internships. It was through my internships were I was able to make the decision to become a graphic designer. I originally wanted to become an actress but so realized that this dream was going to be hard to come by. I then considered becoming a teacher, but after a year of interning with a kindergarten classroom I realized I don’t have the energy. My passion soon grew to graphic design. After participating in a class in school I soon realized my talent for it. I took a class at the Sharon Arts Center over the summer and realized I enjoy doing this. I started to look into careers based on graphic design. I am now interning with a local sign shop called ‘A Sign Stop’, and I love it. MC2 has helped me narrow down my choices and I’m grateful for the opportunities the school has given me. Through the school I have also been able to use my student voice. I have spoken at three