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Alumni Spotlight: Thomas Herrera

In this week's Alumni Spotlight, we catch up with alumnus Thomas Herrera.

What are you doing now?

I am a hospice nurse.

How did APS prepare you for this role?

My teachers inspired me to do the difficult tasks and to always challenge myself.

What is your advice for current Packers?

Challenge yourself and do the hard stuff. In order to grow into a better version of yourself, you need to endure some greater level of difficulty.

Who at APS inspired you?

Bill Kinney, Mr. Einertson, and pretty much everyone

What was your favorite meal in the cafeteria?


Are you an alumnus of Austin Public Schools?  If so, we'd love to hear from you!

We're excited to hear about your accomplishments and are eager to share your successes and advice with our current students, families, and the Austin community. Please take a few minutes to complete the quick questionnaire at regarding your current position and your career trajectory.

Thanks, and we look forward to hearing all your wonderful stories!