Roberto Gonzalez, a fishing instructor at Connecticut River Academy takes students out fishing twice a week. Gonzalez was recognized as the 2021-22 paraprofessional of the year for the school and district.
Roberto Gonzalez has been hooked on fishing since he was about six years old. “My father saw something in me, he just knew I liked fishing and the first time we fished, it was with a handline, like the old Cuban way he used to say,” Gonzalez said. His parents left Cuba, fleeing Fidel Castro’s regime in 1959. The couple…