an architect, teacher, and realtor that has been an active member of our community since she moved here ten years ago. She has worked as a teacher and bilingual liaison for the Hazleton Area School District schools. She was the first instructor to give art classes in the Hazelton Art League in their new location in the Hayden Family Center of the Arts. She is a part-time Arts and Humanities professor at Penn State University and an active real estate agent for Luzerne County. She says, "I enjoy working with the community and being a positive role model in society. I put my best effort into bringing value, listening, and learning from others when working in teams. Working with people has made me passionate about teaching and inspiring others to be the best version they can be of themselves. Teaching has also been a learning process, as I show students skills that can help them succeed; I also grow and have become more conscious of the needs in our community like to become more united and empathetic toward others."