Claim to fame/honors: This year, I was the “Top Student” at CTC and am graduating Summa Cum Laude at Shawnee. I am also a national competitor for SkillsUSA two years in a row.
Words you live by: He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose.
Toughest challenge: When I was in middle school, my ophthalmologist thought I had a rare eye disease that would have eventually led to the loss of my central vision. Thankfully, I do not have the condition, but a form of macular degeneration that will not likely have any effect on my vision. That situation taught me the importance of leaning on the Lord.
Biggest influence: I have looked up to Abraham Lincoln for as long as I can remember
School-day rituals: I always start the day by giving my dog a belly rub before I get dressed and ready for the day
What’s on your bedroom walls: a good portion of them are covered with bookshelves
When I’m bored I like to … read books (any genre will do) or walk my dogs
Favorite movie: Lady and the Tramp
Favorite TV show: Monk
Favorite musical artist: Matt Redman
Favorite book: The Lorien Legacies
Favorite home-cooked meal: my dad’s tater tot casserole
Favorite restaurant: Olive Garden
Whose mind would you like to read: my dog’s mind
Place where you’d love to travel: Petra, Jordan
Talent you’d like to have: to play the piano
Favorite school subject: Science
Favorite team: my mom loves Ohio State basketball, so I would say them
Favorite high school moment: qualifying for national competition for SkillsUSA
Favorite junk food: Brownies
Best thing about high school: getting to learn new things every day