Celina Ramos was born in Jayaque, El Salvador on February 23, 1976. In 1989 Celina was a high school student at the José Damian Villacorta Institute in Santa Tecla. The night of November 11, 1989 Celina and her mother were sleeping in a small room next to the Jesuits’ dinning hall. Celina was killed alongside her mother Elba, her mothers body wrapped around her trying to protect her from the shooting.The night of the massacre, Celina’s father stayed at their home. He was the first to find the bodies of his wife and daughter alongside those of the murdered Jesuit priests.