Helen Hood


To help inspire us and open our eyes to new jobs. To hopefully help us or encourage us to new ideas, weird things, or maybe even experience things we've never even though of.




Great job on your Roadtrip Project! You've been working hard, and for that we just have one thing to say...You're awesome. Keep it up!


Snap Happy

(2-5 photos) Sometimes pictures say 1,000 words, so it's no wonder why you love snapping away on your camera. Congrats on building your photo collection!


Field Reporter

(5-7 blogs) High-five on uploading more blogs to your Roadtrip Project! For that, we'd like to give you a virtual pat on the back!


Staff Writer

(8-12 blogs) Pardon our interruption, but you're on fire with all your blogs! Shall we say it's safe to say that you have some quick typing skills?



(13+ blogs) Hey Chief! You're writing blogs left and right, and it's hard to keep up with you! You're the Big Cheese of blog writing. Way to go!


Conversation Starter

(2 interviews) You know how to get the ball rolling when it comes to speaking with Leaders. With two interviews done, you're a natural Conversation Starter! Way to go!



Lauren Wallace

Home Base:
Clark High School


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Leader: Daniel Ramirez
Occupation: Drug/Student Counslor
Company: Plano ISD

Industry: Education
Interests: Education

Interview Reflection: The interview made me feel like he really understood what kids these days are going through. It made me kind of...(read more)


Leader: Marcie Bell
Occupation: Education diagnostition
Company: PISD

Industry: Education
Interests: Education

Interview Reflection: At first I felt the interview was a little awkward but then it got started and it was interesting to hear how she...(read more)



The Cold Call

I wasnt very nervous to make a cold call. It was only hard to get a hold of everyone because the 411 operator couldnt understand me. But finding Mr. Ramirez was a little hard even though he worked at (read more)

Written on May 7, 2012 at 12:41pm

Mr. Ramirez

I really wanted to interview Mr. Ramirez because I've seen him around school and always wondered what he did.
Some of the questions we asked him were:
1.What is your actual job/what do you (read more)

Written on May 9, 2012 at 12:35pm


I was expecting for us to go in and everything to go right along and smoothly. I was prepared for a little awkwardness because we have never met before but it went well.
I was excited to find out (read more)

Written on May 9, 2012 at 12:43pm


This first interview I've ever had was a really interesting one, and I felt was a good way to start off the project. I love hearing about peoples lifes, especially ones that had a lot of (read more)

Written on May 14, 2012 at 12:11pm

Marcie Bell Interview

Where were you when you were our age?;
-I was in Louisiana, in NHS, HOSA,BETA, over bound, and I graduated early and started going to Special olympics every Saturday.
What do you do?;
-I am a (read more)

Written on May 14, 2012 at 12:26pm

Going to the interview

When we first set up the interviews we were pretty nervous but at the same time excited to be getting stuff done.
Going into our second interview with Mrs. Bell, I didnt know anything about her (read more)

Written on May 14, 2012 at 12:31pm

Mrs. Bells Cold Call

I actually didnt do the cold call for Mrs. Bell. My partner Kierrah did and she said it was really easy and went well.
When Kierrah called her, Mrs. Bell said she was really excited and wanted and (read more)

Written on May 14, 2012 at 12:36pm

After Thoughts

Mrs. Bell was a really interesting interview and I thought it went really well.
My after thoughts were about how the interview was a little awkward and I wished we could have made it better or have (read more)

Written on May 15, 2012 at 12:12pm

Failed Cold Call

The person we wanted to interview was Judge Peyton. We called multiple times and the assistants or secretaries were very rude to us.
He finally did call us back he wanted to do it at a time that I (read more)

Written on May 24, 2012 at 12:27pm

How I felt

During Mrs. Bells interview it was a lot of fun. Actually both interviews were a lot of fun and really interesting.
Me and my group wanted to do more interviews but none of them would work out. I (read more)

Written on May 24, 2012 at 12:31pm

My Group

My group is full of the closest friends I have and my best friends in AVID. We didnt at first plan to be together. Me and Bre were actually planning to be with someone else but some how we ended up (read more)

Written on May 24, 2012 at 12:34pm

My Future

This has helped to realize that I want to work with kids. Not a doctor or day care but maybe a science teacher. When I combine my love of space and science, my 8th grade teacher and the interviews, I (read more)

Written on May 24, 2012 at 12:38pm

My Encouragement

What encouraged me to interview these people?
My group mainly. I didnt know Mrs. Bell but she seemed interesting. I was really motivated to hear Mr. Ramirez's story though.
I remember the (read more)

Written on May 24, 2012 at 12:41pm

Start Date: 04/18/2012
Start Location: Plano, TX
Total Interviews: 2
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End Date: 05/09/2012
End Location: Plano, TX

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