Marcos Villarreal

Marcos Villarreal

What school will you be attending in the fall?

Macalester College

What Major will you study?


What is the most important thing you learned in high school?

Don't surround yourself with people who say you can't do it.

What is your favorite high school memory?

When someone pulled the fire alarm three times in one week.

What was your favorite class or learning experience?

My favorite class was AP Psychology.

What advice would you give to incoming freshmen?

Work harder each year and keep your head up because there's going to be a lot of people who are going to try and bring you down with their negativity.

What or who do you account for your academic success and ranking in the top 2 percent of your senior class?

My parents since they're the ones who encouraged and showed me the values of hard work. Even when I asked if I could stay home, they would never let me take a day off which made me build a strong and persistent work ethic.