This month’s spotlight belongs to Guadalupe! She graduated from Greeley West this May and has already completed her certificate program and began working in dentistry. We are incredibly proud of the hard work she has put in to achieve her dreams, and we can’t wait to see what’s next! 

High School Attended: Greeley West High School Class of 2021
Institution Attended: The Academy of Dental Assisting Careers
Field of Study: Dental Assisting

What are you up to now that you’ve earned your degree?
After I graduated from the Academy of Dental Assisting Careers, I applied to Sunrise Family Dental (my dream job), and I started working for them in November of 2021.

What’s the best thing that’s happened to you since being out of school/Dream Team?
Since being out of school, the best thing that happened to me was that I got accepted to the job I really wanted to apply to.

What aspect of being in the Dream Team has stuck with you?
An aspect that has stuck with me from Dream Team is if that if they hadn’t told me about the Academy of Dental Assisting Careers, I would be stuck trying to pay for college. Instead, I went to school for free!

What is one thing you want to accomplish in the next three years?
One thing I want to accomplish in the next three years is I want to go back to school and become a Dental Hygienist.

What are your goals for the future, and what goals have you achieved?
My next goal after becoming a Dental Hygienist is that I want to become a doctor for dental sometime in the future.

What is one of your favorite memories of the Dream Team?
My favorite memory from Dream Team was receiving the scholarship and attending the amazing ceremony.

What is one piece of advice you would give a Dream Team student who has recently graduated high school?
One piece of advice I would give to a Dream Team student who is graduating is don’t be afraid to be you; do what you want and not what others want you to be.