ROCHELLE—Guadalupe Hernandez is a Rochelle Township High School senior in David Welle’s Expository Writing class. An essay she prepared in Welle’s class ignited a passion for recycling in Lupe and that inspired her first three-dimensional piece of work in Beth Mock’s Art Portfolio class.
“My paper was about how schools need to recycle more than just paper. I used the discarded plastic water bottles as a symbol. I hope it inspires something more than just pretty art in viewers’ minds. We really need to start thinking about the future and how our actions today affect the outcome of tomorrow. Reusing things like water bottles can also help our creativity grow,” Lupe wrote in her artist statement.
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