Student of the Week Springfield High School

Name: Fred Almon

School: Springfield High School

Grade: 12

Age: 17

Extra-curricular: Drama Club, Student Council, Upward Bound, Champion City Scholar, Honor Roll and Homecoming Court

Claim to fame/honors: Helping people and being optimistic

Words you live by: "The past can hurt you, you can either run from it or learn from it."

Toughest challenge: Dealing with depression

Biggest influence: My grandmother and my mom

School-day rituals: Greeting friends in the morning

What's on your bedroom walls: Pictures of friends and family, homecoming proposal poster

When I'm bored I like to … Watch Netflix, Hulu and YouTube

Favorite movie: The Green Mile and Moana

Person who would play you in a movie: Chadwick Boseman

Favorite TV show: American Horror Story and Living Single

Favorite musical artist: Ariana Grande and Kendrick Lamar

Favorite book: Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life

Favorite home-cooked meal: Chili

Favorite restaurant: Wendy's

Whose mind would you like to read: Beyonce'

Place where you'd love to travel: New York or Paris

Talent you'd like to have: Sing

Favorite school subject: American Sign Language

Favorite athlete: Serena Williams

Favorite team: Bengals

Something in the world I'd like to change: People being prejudice towards others

Favorite high school moment: Being in Legally Blonde

Favorite junk food: Potato chips

Best thing about high school: Friends

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