Carly Garrard, Granville Central
College choice: Lenoir-Rhyne University
Varsity Sports: Soccer
Overall GPA: 4.2
Favorite course: Health science
I was fascinated to learn: The rehab techniques used to strengthen the body after an injury.
Most inspiring teacher: Mr. Warych, my fourth-grade teacher, who helped and continues to help my classmates and I cope with the death of a classmate and friend.
A book that impacted my life was: The Bible; it has helped me grow in my faith in God.
It’s hard to believe: How fast the past four years have flown by and that I will be off to college soon.
What epitomizes what a good American should be?: A person who stands up for the freedoms that we have been given.
Education’s biggest challenge or problem: Lack of funds for schools in low-income areas.
My favorite charity is: Stop Hunger Now
Best movie: “Freedom Writers”
Whose life inspires you?: Leigh Anne Tuohy for making a difference in Michael Oher’s life.
Three people you wish you could meet: John Wesley, Harriet Tubman, and Chris Kyle.
Something you enjoy that would surprise people: I love cooking and trying new recipes.
I wish I had more time for: Spending time with my family.
I wish I had been there for: The rescue efforts after Hurricane Katrina.