Cy-Fair ISD Student of the Week: Ricardo Torres

Cypress Ridge High School senior Ricardo Torres has excelled in the district’s deaf education program, a part of the Northwest Harris County Cooperative for the Hearing Impaired (NWHCC). Torres currently ranks 16th in his class and will attend the Texas A&M University School of Engineering after graduation. Last fall, Torres helped the Rams’ cross country team place third in the District 17-5A Championships by finishing sixth overall with a time of 17:05.10

School: Cypress Ridge High School

Age: 18

Grade: 12

Accomplishments: National Honor Society, Math Honor Society, Most Valuable Runner for the cross country team, Extra Mile (hard working athletes for track and cross country).

Favorite class: Anything math related. “I’m currently taking calculus. I love doing numbers.”

Favorite thing to do after class: “Running with my team.”

Favorite website: “I love to watch NFL football. Go Texans!”

Favorite TV show: How I Met Your Mother. “It’s hilarious.”

Favorite Movie: Ultimate Gift. “It’s about learning life lessons and how working hard will pay off.”

Ambition: “I want to be an engineer. Engineering requires great skills in the mathematics field, which I am confident in.”

What topics/things are you passionate about? Calculus and football. “Calculus really entertains me, and I can rave on about football players.”

What inspires you? “The deaf stereotype. I want to prove to everyone that the stereotype ‘deaf and dumb’ is wrong and false.”

What three things can’t you live without? God, family and friends.

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