Here at TIF, we’re proud of the staff that carries out our mission on a daily basis. Their dedication and hard work truly change the lives of Immokalee’s children — and that’s why we’re taking the time to recognize these outstanding individuals. This week, we’re pleased to introduce you to Noemi Perez. Noemi took the time to answer a few questions, discussing her job at TIF and some of her favorite things.
What do you do at The Immokalee Foundation?
I am the Take Stock in Children Student Advocate. I monitor grades, attendance, and discipline more than 100 between the high and middle school students. They are all to meet a certain criteria in order to maintain their pre-paid scholarship.
What is your favorite part about working for TIF?
Working with the students; helping them make a difference in their lives and families’ lives.
Tell us something unique about yourself.
I could eat pizza and hot wings everyday of the week if they didn’t have so many calories!
What is your favorite ice cream?
What would you like to see for the future of Immokalee?
More activities like dance, boxing and other sports to keep kids out of trouble.
What is your favorite movie?
My Best Friend’s Wedding