Whether it’s athletics or arithmetic, he’s all over it
by Journatic News Service
January 24, 2013
This program is part of the Northwest Harris County Cooperative for the Hearing Impaired. 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.
NAME: Ricardo Torres
SCHOOL: Cypress Ridge High School
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 AFTER-SCHOOL ACTIVITY: “Running with my team.”
FAVORITE WEBSITE: www.nfl.com. “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.”
PASSION: Calculus and football. “Calculus really entertains me, and I can rave on about football players.”
INSPIRATION: “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.