The Advocate’s Spotlight Classroom this week is Trena Pearson’s second grade at St. John Primary School in Prairieville. The students were asked:

  • What do you want to be when you grow up and what does it take to prepare for that job?
  • MATTIE ALEXANDER: “I want to be a dentist. I will have to go to school and practice.”
  • ALEX AMEDEE: “I would like to be a firefighter. I will need to be brave.”
  • AUBREE BARNES: “I want to be a teacher. I will have to go to college and they could teach me.”
  • ETHAN BLANCHARD: “I would like to be a cop, and I will have to go to school and learn how to do stuff.”
  • CLAIRE CANOVA: “When I grow up, I want to be a police officer. I will have to go to school to learn how to catch bad guys.”
  • HOPE COCKFIELD: “I want to be a dance teacher. I have to be a good dancer.”
  • CELIA GORDON: “I want to be a dance teacher. I will have to dance every single day and keep on practicing.”
  • GLENN GRAVOIS: “I would like to be a fireman. I’ll have to take a firemen class.”
  • LOGAN HERNDON: “I would like to be a fireman, and I’ll have to learn how to put out the fires. I will have to wear a jacket and boots.”
  • PRESLEY LAVERGNE: “I want to be a doctor. I will have to learn from a lot of teachers to help people get better.”
  • GREY MAYNARD: “I would like to be an engineer. I will need to know how to make technology.”
  • COLE MCELROY: “I think it would probably be a policeman. I will have to go to school to learn about it.”
  • PEYTON MOREAU: “I want to be a pro baseball player. It will take a lot of hard work and practice.”
  • GRACE POLITO: “I would like to be a vet. I will have to learn all about medicine.”
  • LILA ROBINSON: “I want to be a massage specialist. I will have to learn how to be a good massager.”
  • LUKE THIBODEAUX: “I want to be a librarian or a scientist. I will have to read a lot or make potions with chemicals.”
  • DREW TUREAU: “I would like to be a firefighter. I will have to practice putting out fires and getting your suit on quickly.”
  • COOPER WILLIAMS: “I want to be either a principal or a doctor. I will have to make good grades in school.”
  • ELLA YOUNG: “I would like to be a vet. I will have to train with animals.”