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Karina Mendieta said it was hard to say goodbye at the end of the semester to everyone she worked with a t
Southmost Elementary, especially the students in her first grade class.
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Karina Mendieta said she has wanted
to be a teacher since she was a little
girl, when she would play school with
a little chalkboard and she pretended
her dolls were her students.
“My brothers and sisters would get
tired of being my students, and they
would go out and play; anyway, my
dolls were much better behaved,”
said Mendieta, who has just finished
her student teaching at Brownsville’s
Southmost Elementary School.