Catalina is a second-year Chemical Engineering Major that was born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico and moved to the US during high school. Being completely new to the US educational system and with a pandemic on the mix, she states, "I was very concerned on what my academic future would look like. Thankfully, I came across SMC. Starting college fully online I have come to understand the importance of forming connections with people in your community, which is what lead me to the path of Student Leadership."
As a student leader, Catalina hopes to get more involved with her fellow students and promote student participation in an online environment.
Fun Fact: An important thing to know about Catalina is that "the best gift you can give me is a Lego set."