William Lake, Cary High
Overall GPA: 5.22.
Favorite course: AP English III.
I was fascinated to learn: The fastest speed of travel increased not at all until the 1800’s, then it gained 1,000% every century after.
Most inspiring teacher: Mr. Patrick Jessee. As the Debate Coach all four years, Mr. Jessee showed me how and guided me to learn to lead students and to talk to groups.
It is hard to believe that we used to: Say cleanliness is a sign of the devil in Europe’s Middle Ages.
Who epitomizes what a good American should be: Driven to self-improvement; each step makes it easier to succeed in everything else.
Whose life inspires you: Antoine Lavosier – The Father of Modern Chemistry, and Roger Federer.
Three people (living or dead) that you wish you could meet: Louis XIV, Otto von Bismarck, Oda Nobunaga (if I knew all the languages).
Something that you enjoy that would surprise people: I love beating my brother in chess.
I wish I had been there for: The Enlightenment.