Cassidy Keith, Fuquay-Varina
College choice: Alabama.
Varsity sports: Softball.
Overall GPA: 4.78.
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Favorite course: U.S. History.
I was fascinated to learn: Ducks have three eyelids.
Most inspiring teacher: Mrs. Gaskins, my AP United States History teacher. She taught me how to write and study effectively and how to really work hard to achieve a goal.
A book that impacted my life was: “Esperanza Rising” by Pam Muñoz Ryan because of many reasons but it primarily sparked my love of reading and care for the environment. I read it for the first time in the third grade, but I reread it every year over the summer.
It’s hard to believe that…: Only 100 years ago, there were women in the United States that could not vote.
What epitomizes what a good American should be?: Honest, hardworking and considerate.
Education’s biggest challenge or problem: Overcoming student apathy.
My favorite charity is: Living Water International.
Best movie: “Remember the Titans.”
Whose life inspires you?: Malala Yousafzai.
Three people you wish you could meet: Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and Edith Wilson.
Something you enjoy that would surprise people: I love tutoring kids at Mathnasium during the offseason.
I wish I had more time for: Spending time with my family before leaving for college.
I wish I had been there for: The Constitutional Convention in 1787.