GPA: 4.75 on a 4.0 scale with extra credit for advanced courses.
Athletics: Three years on varsity football team.
Favorite Course: English.
I was fascinated to learn: aquatic bioluminescence is caused by tiny phytoplankton and that they die after they are touched and light up.
My most inspiring teacher was: Mary Anne Ruffin in English at Green Year-Round Elementary.
A book that had an impact on my life was: “Sometimes A Great Notion” by Ken Kesey because it caused me to look at my relationships with others in a completely different way.
It’s hard to believe that we used to: pay less than a dollar for gas.
Epitome of a great American: Pat Tillman, because he gave up what he loved (playing pro football) in order to serve others by enlisting in the Army and fighting for his country after 9/11.
I’m inspired by: Michael Jordan, because he was told in middle school that he would never be successful but through hard work and dedication he became the best of all time in his field.
Ideal guest list: Abraham Lincoln, Albert Einstein and Mark Twain.
Something that I enjoy that might surprise people is: drawing profiles of people.
I wish I had been there for : the Lewis and Clark Expedition.