Maria Esquivel is a junior Communication Studies major at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas. She recently transferred from Wharton County Junior College where she took a variety of art courses. By taking those courses, she learned that she wanted to pursue a career where she can express her artistic nature. Esquivel is a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society which taught her what it means to lead with confidence, integrity and passion.
At St. Mary’s she wrote three articles for the StMU History Media where she developed skills in research, writing and media. One of Esquivel’s articles was the runner up for the Best World History article, and her two other articles made it to the Fall 2018 Showcase Edition magazine. Esquivel was also a part of the Award Ceremony Committee at StMU where she was responsible for planning the event for students and professors. Esquivel’s passion in art, writing and event planning makes her excited for the future. She knows that if she continues to follow her passion, she can make a difference in the media world by showcasing her skills.