Name: Laura Rodriguez
Occupation: principal at Lee Elementary School, Denton ISD
Web site: www.dentonisd.org
Birth date and place: June 19, Laredo
Family: No immediate family since I am a widow and I do not have any children
The one thing I enjoy most about my work is: the little people and the big people that I work with.
My business philosophy is: It is all about relationships and how much we consider people our greatest asset. If I could, I’d be a better colleague.
I’m so sick of: worrying about my weight.
The four guests at my fantasy dinner party would be: Harry Houdini, Albert Einstein, John F. Kennedy and Mohandas Gandhi.
My hobbies are: few and far between.
The last book I read was: The 3rd Alternative: Surviving Life’s Most Difficult Problems by Stephen Covey.
I wish I knew how to: eliminate stress.
My worst habit is: not eliminating stress.
Nobody knows I: have written a children’s book.
The person I most admire is: my youngest brother.
My guilty pleasure is: any chocolate candy with nuts.
I drive a: Dodge Journey.
I’d like to be driving a: Honda Civic.
My favorite restaurant is: every single one I’ve eaten at.
I’m happiest when: I am at my school working.
I regret: That life is too short, and I am just realizing it at this age.
If I won the lottery, here’s what I’d do just for me: Go to places I’ve never been within the United States.
If I could change one thing about Denton, it would be: that there were no lights on U.S. Highway 380 so it would be a straight shot to the Dallas North Tollway.
When I retire, I plan to: enjoy it.
member of the Denton Chapter of the Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas.
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