Austin Higgs Sr., South Granville
College choice: UNC or High Point.
Overall GPA: 4.5
Varsity sports: Football, wrestling.
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Favorite course: Drafting.
World’s biggest problem: Poverty and hunger.
I was fascinated to learn: I’m related to President Andrew Johnson.
Most inspiring teacher: Wrestling coach James Cobb, throughout high school, taught me to never give up, help others when possible and to show integrity.
A book that impacted my life was: The Bible. It teaches me what I need to do to have a relationship with Christ.
It’s hard to believe: Everything was segregated.
What epitomizes what a good American should be?: Someone who is hard-working and patriotic.
My favorite charity is: Ronald McDonald House.
Best movie: “Saving Private Ryan.”
Whose life inspires you?: Martin Luther King Jr.
Three people you wish you could meet: Ray Lewis, John F. Kennedy, Abraham Lincoln.
Something you enjoy that would surprise people: I enjoy working, doing something productive.
I wish I had been there for: When man walked on the moon.