Powerpuff Girls

We all know who the Powerpuff Girls of NCA are. The three wonderful ladies that meet us everyday when we are at our lowest. Either hungry, tired, or both, these three are always ready to give us coffee and snacks. For that reason, we have dedicated this article to them. 

First, the head chef. Blanca ¨Blanquita¨ Morales is in charge of making the lunches for NCA students and faculty. With twenty one years of working at NCA, she beats her coworkers. And although NCA Nejapa is closer to her house, she works at International because Nejapa did not exist when she started working. 

Currently, she helps direct a soccer league in her spare time. ¨Juventus¨ is a local soccer team and league coordinator that she and her son lead. Blanquita enjoys sports overall, especially watching people play. Similarly, she enjoys serving NCA in the kitchen making and handing kids their food. She wishes all of NCA students to have God in their hearts, and make Him the center of attention whilst keeping their grades up, and appreciates NCA for providing a Christian-centered life. 

Next is Francis Franco. Described as the ¨protocol queen¨ by her coworkers, she is mostly in charge of checkout. With 18 years on the job, Francis has seen a lot of NCA graduates grow up and start families, and hope the current students are able to integrate well into society. 

One of her biggest concerns for students is that times are different now than before. It appears, she says, that nowadays there are more distractions in general for our kids, and that she herself has fallen into those distractions. She’s an avid telenovela addict, and loves the drama in movies and novelas. Additionally, Francis loves her plants, and gladly appreciates anyone who gives her plants for her garden. 

Last, but not least, is Daisy Garcia, head of the cafeteria and secondary chef. With 14 long years at school, Daisy has enjoyed watching kids and the school events. Although she lives very far, near the first Montelimar entrance on the Carretera Vieja a Leon highway, she thanks NCA for allowing her to spend time with her daughter, who is now 22. 

Apart from managing the cafeteria, Daisy helps wherever she can. Most days are made up of a little of everything, she says, and rarely do they have set in stone responsibilities. One thing she would like to stress to students is for us to enjoy our parents. For her, parents and time are two things God has given us that most people take for granted. 

These three wonderful ladies have served many generations of NCA graduates. And although they are called everything from Miss to Doñita, they could care less as long as students feel better leaving the cafeteria than when they entered.  On behalf of the Class of 2024, and the student body, I would like to thank the cafetín ladies for all their hard work. 

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About Marlon Morales 3 Articles
As a Junior who enjoys writing in his free time, joining the Eagle Eye seemed like an obvious choice, and so, here I am. Let me introduce myself. I am Marlon Morales Treminio, age fifteen, and a current NCAI Junior of the class of 2024. Apart from writing, I spend most of my free time playing sports, specifically soccer and basketball. Additionally, I enjoy reading and writing. These two things have meant a lot to me, allowing me to better express myself in a language I was not born into, but have grown fond of. In the future, two years to be exact, I’ll have to implement these skills into writing essays for college. I plan on studying outside of Nicaragua- where exactly is yet to be decided. Since I was little, I have worked around animals and in the country with my grandfather, and so, naturally, I have decided to study agrobusiness or agricultural operations management. Or, in my brother’s words, a farmer. But that’s alright because I enjoy it. As the year progresses I hope to better tune my non fiction writing skills as I continue to write for the Eagle Eye.