Student of the Week Southeastern High School

Payton Thompson

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Payton Thompson

Name: Payton Thompson

School: Southeastern High School

Grade: 12

Age: 18

Extra-curricular: Varsity Basketball and 4-H

Claim to fame/honors: Strive for Excellence in Social Studies One and Intro. to Art, National Honor Society President, Senior Class Vice President and varsity basketball team captain

Words you live by: "If it's meant to be, it will be."

Toughest challenge: Challenging myself to take all honors and AP classes throughout my four years of high school

Biggest influence: My mom because she is the reason that I love animals and want to go into veterinary medicine

School-day rituals: Calling my friend Maddy every night and working on Calculus problems

What's on your bedroom walls: My banners, trophies and ribbons from my 10 years of showing hogs and lots of pictures with family and friends

When I'm bored I like to … Go out to the barn and brush my horse and play with all the other animals

Favorite movie: The Avengers

Person who would play you in a movie: Nina Dobrev

Favorite TV show: Heartland

Favorite musical artist: Florida Georgia Line

Favorite book: Where The Red Fern Grows

Favorite home-cooked meal: Spaghetti and garlic bread

Favorite restaurant: Olive Garden

Whose mind would you like to read: My dogs

Place where you'd love to travel: Italy

Talent you'd like to have: Singing

Favorite school subject: Anatomy

Favorite athlete: Tyler Eifert

Favorite team: Cincinnati Bengals

Something in the world I'd like to change: Poverty

Favorite high school moment: Getting inducted into National Honor Society

Favorite junk food: Oreos and Doritos

Best thing about high school: Going to all the sporting events, having fun with your friends and making memories

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