Holly Springs High School
GPA: 4.54 on a 4.0 scale with extra credit for advanced courses.
Athletics: Football and baseball.
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Favorite course: AP Statistics.
I was fascinated to learn: In my psychology class, how the human brain works, what drives our thought processes, and how those factors influence our personalities.
Most inspiring teacher: Mr. Nosbisch, my civics & economics and AP U.S. history teacher. He always finds a way to connect with each student and helps his students strive to reach goals they may have thought were unattainable.
Which super power would you like: Mimicry – the ability to copy or absorb another’s powers or skills. This would allow me to be anything I can imagine.
Inspirational book: “The Butterfly Effect” (by Andy Andrews). Freshman year, our football coach required us to read the book. The book taught us that there is more to life than a game. Our actions and decisions define who we are and impact our lives more than we realize.
It is hard to believe: That slavery existed in this country. My parents have raised me on the principle that everyone is equal, and I have lived by that my whole life.
Who epitomizes a good American: General Hugh Shelton, who was born and raised in North Carolina and attended N.C. State. He has a long and distinguished history of defending our country as a soldier and as the past Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Whose life inspires you? Billy Graham. He is devoted to living a godly life by serving others. He is a man devoted to his family, his faith and the well-being of others.
Ideal guest list: Elie Wiesel (Holocaust survivor and author of “Night”), Philip Rivers, Thomas Jefferson.
Something you enjoy that would surprise people: I love to sing. No matter what song is on, I have to sing along.
I wish I had been there for: Lou Gehrig’s “luckiest man on the face of the earth” speech.