Maria Barnuevo

Maria Barnuevo

Sport: Swimming

Years on the team: 1

Parents: Host family

Are you involved in any other extracurricular activities? If so, what?

MB: Allegheny Choral, Student Council, Dance Fusion

What are some of your favorite activities or hobbies?

MB: Reading and writing both novels and poetry, hanging out with my friends and family, traveling and meeting people from all over the world, synchronized swimming

What is your favorite movie?

MB: My Sister’s Keeper

What is your favorite sports team?

MB: The Tyrone swim team and in Spain, my synchronized swimming team

What is your favorite band or musical artist?

MB: Queen, Linda Rortland, Adele, Spanish artists, Train

What advice would you give to underclassmen?

MB: Never give up following your dreams, do not be afraid of what you don’t know, go out of your comfort zone, and be open to all the awaiting experiences life can give you

What is one thing you’d like to accomplish in your lifetime? (Future plans)

MB: Go back to Spain and finish my senior year. Go to college for six years to get a double degree in Spanish and English philosophy. Be a teacher and a writer in other countries