Statement Of Purpose: Chicano Studies

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In high school I was able to choose an elective that had great appeal to me- Chicano Studies. This was a new course at my high school, it was providential for me that the course became available because of the large impact it had on my life. In this course we studied, the history of Mexico and its influence on current culture, past civil rights leaders, and the topic that struck me the most, current events. Our teacher, Mr. Pisano, expressed his alacrity to teach the course to the administration at our high school, and with appeal he was able to teach one section of the course. Not knowing what to expect exactly, I signed up for the course eager to learn more about my Mexican-American roots. First we studied some history, the ancient tribes
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