Farmer Feedback: Masks or no masks?
Students express opinions on mask wearing throughout COVID-19 pandemic
Agustina Santo Bono, Staff Writer
Senior Danelly Rivera
“I know masks aren’t mandatory, but I wear my mask, not only to protect myself but those around me. I also wear my mask because you never know if someone around you has COVID without knowing, so I would risk myself. I experienced a loss due to COVID, so I wear my mask for the safety of others."
Senior Nathan Zachariah
“I choose to keep wearing my mask even though I am vaccinated because it protects me and others. I also have elderly family members at my house and I do not want to risk them getting exposed to COVID. Overall if more people wore masks, less transmission would occur which would help get rid of covid forever. With that ideal in mind, I continue to wear my mask at school.”
Senior Daniela Villarreal
“As a vaccinated individual, I personally think wearing a mask is beneficial for my convenience. Ever since the mask mandate was lifted, COVID cases have spiked and now we have two new mutations of the virus. This affects my life because I do live with my mother who deals with the elderly that suffer with COVID. Everyone is entitled to their opinions, so in my perspective, I keep my mask on to protect...
Senior Orchid Van
“I wear my mask for the safety of not only myself but for others. Ever since the mask mandate, COVID cases at school have increased a large percentage. If we stop caring about the virus, the pandemic will never slow down.”
Senior Jacob Freshour
“Coming from someone who wears their mask every day, I do it for not only my sake but other people's safety. I know even though I am vaccinated, wearing a mask helps reduce the spread of viruses. It protects me and all my friends and that’s why I choose to wear mine.”
Senior Aubree Dean
“I believe you are less immune when you aren’t allowing your body to be exposed to it. So, your body slowly gets immune to it. As messy as that sounds, I just know I’m protected with my actions and if I’m exposed to [COVID-19] that’s a consequence of my actions.”