Student of the Week Mechanicsburg High School

Natalie Tull is the Student of the Week from Mechanicsburg High School. CONTRIBUTED
Natalie Tull is the Student of the Week from Mechanicsburg High School. CONTRIBUTED

Name: Natalie Tull

School: Mechanicsburg High School

Grade: 12

Age: 17

Extra-curricular: majorette in band during marching season, play the flute for concert and pep band. Part of the cross country and basketball teams. Played softball for three years and plan to run track this year. Member of Business Professionals of America, HOSA, student council, school’s National Honor Society President, president of the class of 2022, vice-president of the Mechanicsburg FFA chapter, compete on the Meats Evaluation team

Claim to fame/honors: I laid the wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington D.C. when I was in the 8th grade. I am on the Meats Evaluation Team that placed first in the state this past April, and I also placed first as an individual.

Words you live by: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”

Toughest challenge: keeping my GPA high without getting burnt out

Biggest influence: my parents and a previous basketball coach, Coach Barry

School-day rituals: I give one of my friends a good luck handshake every day before fourth period.

What’s on your bedroom walls: bookshelves, pictures, and fairy lights

When I’m bored I like to … spend time with my friends and family, read, and paint

Favorite movie: Back to the Future

Person who would play you in a movie: Emma Stone

Favorite TV show: The Office

Favorite musical artist: Conan Gray

Favorite book: Shutter Island

Favorite home-cooked meal: homemade macaroni and cheese

Favorite restaurant: Johnny Rockets

Whose mind would you like to read: my basketball coach, Coach Dodane

Place where you’d love to travel: Ireland

Talent you’d like to have: drawing and painting

Favorite school subject: History

Favorite athlete: Justin Fields

Favorite team: Ohio State Buckeyes

Something in the world I’d like to change: for everyone to be more positive and open-minded.

Favorite high school moment: When I was a freshman, I got to go on a trip with the band and choir to Disney World. We got to attend a short session where we learned to play “Remember Me” from Coco and it was put to the animation. We also marched in a parade through Magic Kingdom and got to visit most of the parks.

Favorite junk food: Mumford’s Potato Chips

Best thing about high school: going to sporting events and getting to spend time with my friends every day