Student of the Week Mechanicsburg High School

Jaycie Patterson

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Jaycie Patterson

Name: Jaycie Patterson

School: Mechanicsburg High School

Grade: 12

Age: 18

Extra-curricular: Cheerleading, FFA, National Honor Society

Claim to fame/honors: Cheerleading captain, my general livestock team and 3rd place in the state in 2016

Words you live by: "Treat people with kindness."

Toughest challenge: Everything that I've had to overcome in my life and living with Cerebral Palsy

Biggest influence: My mom and grandma

School-day rituals: Ride the elevator

What's on your bedroom walls: My FFA plaques/ribbons, posters and pictures of my friends

When I'm bored I like to … Watch YouTube videos, Netflix or read

Favorite movie: Grease

Person who would play you in a movie: Elle Fanning

Favorite TV show: Friends

Favorite musical artist: Harry Styles

Favorite book: The Fault in Our Stars

Favorite home-cooked meal: Chicken noodles and mashed potatoes

Favorite restaurant: Anywhere with good chicken tenders

Whose mind would you like to read: Leonardo DiCaprio's

Place where you'd love to travel: California or London, England

Talent you'd like to have: Being a good singer

Favorite school subject: History

Favorite athlete: Bethany Hamilton

Favorite team: Ohio State Buckeyes

Favorite high school moment: Cheering with my team and making it on the homecoming court my senior year

Favorite junk food: Chocolate covered pretzels

Best thing about high school: All of the opportunities it can lead you to. It really gives you a chance to make some amazing memories and the chance to start finding who you truly are.

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