Student Designers

These high school students from Sampson County Schools created this website along with Code the Dream in Durham, NC.

 
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Juan Perez

Hobbton High School

  1. Grade: 10th grade

  2. Hobbies/ Clubs/ Sports:  I like to play video games. I also like to watch Superhero movies and favorite superhero is Spider-Man.

  3. Future Goals: My goals is to go NYC and be a engineer

  4. What you enjoy most about Upward Bound?

    What I like about Upward Bound is going to field trips. They are fun but I learn new things from the it.

  5. What is a quote (from a book, movie, song, etc) that inspires you? Why is it meaningful to you?

    One of my favorite quotes is “with great power comes great responsibility”  from the first Spider-Man movie. It means a lot to me because it tells me that I need to be responsible for everything when I grow up.


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Erica Quintana

Hobbton High School

  1. Grade: 11th grade

  2. Hobbies/ Clubs/ Sports: Upward Bound , FCCLA.

  3. Future Goals: Future goals is to graduate from high school with good grades and high ACT score.

  4. What you enjoy most about Upward Bound?

    Upward Bound I join to learn more about the program and also about myself. I learn how to be as successful person.I join Upward Bound and learn that is a very helpful program. I like going to the field trips with Upward Bound because we learn more about us and the other places that are important.

  5. What is a quote (from a book, movie, song, etc) that inspires you? Why is it meaningful to you?

    Easy things don't come by themselves you have to work hard to accomplish what you want.

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KeAusja Chestnutt

Union High School

  1. Grade: 11th Grade

  2. Hobbies/ Clubs/ Sports: Singing and playing Basketball

  3. Future Goals: My future goals is to get better and doing hair and becoming an Engineer. I love working with natural hair and creating new hairstyles. I also love working with mathematical problems and finding new ways to do things.

  4. What you enjoy most about Upward Bound?

    The thing I enjoy most about Upward Bound is socializing with friends. We have such a great bond that we built. I also enjoy having opportunities to see new things and experience college tours.

  5. What is a quote (from a book, movie, song, etc) that inspires you? Why is it meaningful to you?

    My favorite quote is “Nothing will work unless you do” by Maya Angelou. This inspires me because it’s saying that you have to work in order to get somewhere in life because nothing is handed to you.


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Michael Pineda

Hobbton High School

  1. Grade: 11th grade

  2. Hobbies/ Clubs/ Sports: Beta Club, Science Club, Soccer, and Upward Bound

  3. Future Goals: My future goals is to graduate college and find a job as an engineer.  An engineer that builds new technologies.

  4. What you enjoy most about Upward Bound?

  5. What is a quote (from a book, movie, song, etc) that inspires you? Why is it meaningful to you?

    "But it ain't about how hard ya hit. It's about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That's how winning is done!" That quote is from the movie Rocky Balboa. This quote reminds me to keep going forward in life no matter how difficult it can be.

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Katie Luengas

Union High School

  1. Grade: 10th grade

  2. Hobbies/ Clubs/ Sports: Write, soccer, and dance

  3. Future Goals: First, I want to save up and be able to buy my own car. Second, graduate high school top of my class. Third, pursue my career through the medical field.

  4. What you enjoy most about Upward Bound?

    I enjoy everything Upward Bound teaches and takes us to but what I mostly enjoy is the university and college tours. The reason for this is because we learn so much about the school and the many benefits they all offer for upcoming students. Also, through touring universities with Upward Bound, it has made me consider attending some universities that I have in mind.

  5. What is a quote (from a book, movie, song, etc) that inspires you? Why is it meaningful to you?

    A quote that inspires me is “no pain, no gain”. The reason I like this quote is because if you don’t try your hardest on what you want to achieve.