The student news site of Pueblo Centennial High School

The Centennialight

Teacher Feature

Mrs. Cordova

Jenna Herrera, News Staff

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






A teacher to many, adored by all, a go to when in need of help, math related or not, this must be Mrs. Cordova! Mrs. Cordova is math teacher here at Centennial, who in many eyes is a huge role model. Whether you’re her student or not she is always willing to give you hand in any way she can, in fact she said “All I want is kids to be their very best, I want them to be the best version of themselves no matter what it is they do, I just want them to be genuine human beings.”

Mrs. Cordova didn’t always want to be a teacher at first she was going to school to be a Broadcast Journalist, until she got a summer job working with Upward Bound, when they asked her to teach a math class, she was skeptical but she agreed. Mrs. cordova says, “That was it, I fell in love. I fell in love with the kids, the atmosphere, I loved it all.”

Mrs. Cordova’s favorite part about teaching is truly the relationships she gets to build with students, and especially seeing what they become in the future. I had to ask what she didn’t like about teaching and her honest answer was “kids that don’t see the importance in getting an education.”  Mrs. Cordova sees nothing but potential in her students, and she says, “they don’t realize the impact they have on us.” This is where she began to tear up, while saying, “They say we can’t take things to heart, but we do, we can’t help it.”

What makes Mrs. Cordova such an amazing high school teacher is because she knows that in her words, “High school is a huge step into the grand scheme of things.” This is the transition into adulthood and she only wants to make kids the best version of themselves to prepare them for adulthood. Mrs. Cordova loved by many, a role model to all.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Teacher Feature

    Fall Sports

    Bulldogs Fall to Colts in Season Opener

  • Teacher Feature

    Fall Sports

    Bulldogs Lift Off to Victory in Season Opener vs Air Academy

  • Teacher Feature

    Showcase

    Softball Commit Finds First SC-League Title on the Soccer Field

  • Teacher Feature

    News

    Golf Sensation Signs to Compete Collegiately

  • Teacher Feature

    Showcase

    German Club Gains Momentum

  • Teacher Feature

    News

    Germany’s Herr Kehl has Proven to Be a Valuable Asset to Centennial

  • Teacher Feature

    Photos

    Lone Bulldog Shines in SCL All-Star Game

  • Teacher Feature

    Showcase

    Bulldogs Get Lost In The Sand Creek

  • Teacher Feature

    Showcase

    Bulldogs Topple Tigers in Lopsided Match

  • Teacher Feature

    Full News Stories

    Bulldogs Shine in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

The student news site of Pueblo Centennial High School
Teacher Feature