Q: What High School do you attend?
Q: Please tell us about your current plans after high school and what inspired you to choose this path?
A: In the fall I will attend Georgia Tech and major in business, with plans to obtain my MBA and then most likely go on to law school. From there I plan to pursue a career in international diplomacy! I’ve always been passionate about helping others, whether it’s through serving in my church ministry or tutoring other students at my school, and through my relationship with Jesus and my family’s guidance, I know this is the path I want to pursue!
Q: Please tell us a little bit about your family.
A: I have been blessed with the most absolutely incredible family anyone could ask for. I have two older sisters along with my mom and dad, and they are always so supportive of my aspirations and have been there for me through everything. My parents taught me to love Christ with a passion first and foremost and to always love and serve others.
Q: What are a couple of your favorite restaurants in our community?
Q: Who is the most interesting person you’ve met here in our community?
A: I would have to say my AP Psychology teacher from last year, Coach Killips! He always has a great story on hand or had some funny educational videos to show the class! He has been such a great teacher and mentor who has helped me so much!
Q: If you could travel anywhere in the world right now, where would it be and why?
A: A place I’ve always wanted to go to is Greece! The country just seems so beautiful and rich in history!
Q: What is one of your favorite movies? TV shows?
A: My favorite movie is Instant Family and my favorite TV show is the Office!
Q: What’s the best advice you ever received from a teacher? Who was the teacher?
A: I would have to say the best advice I got was from my AP US History teacher, Coach Leiden! He always told me to not doubt and second guess myself in my academics, and helped give me the confidence to be where I am today!
Q: What is your go-to band/singer when you can’t decide what to listen to?
A: Definitely Lecrae, Surfaces, or One direction if I’m feeling reminiscent!
Q: If you could choose anyone to have lunch with, who would you choose? Why? And where, locally, would you meet for this lunch?
A: I would love to have lunch with Ravi Zacharias! He’s an incredibly brilliant Christian Apologist! We would most likely go to Boll Weevil!
Q: What is your favorite thing about our community?
A: I love the sense of unity our community has! You can feel the togetherness and support everywhere!
Q: Where do you see yourself in 5 to 10 years?
A: I see myself hopefully with a strong career and maybe living abroad, hopefully, married with a puppy!
Q: What show are you binge-watching right now?
A: All American and Outer Banks!
Q: Favorite month? favorite holiday? and the best single day on the calendar?
A: My favorite month is December because of Christmas! The whole month is just so full of joy, love, and happiness! My favorite day is Easter because it celebrates the resurrection of Christ!
Q: Who inspires you to be better?
A: My relationship with Christ inspires me to be better, as well as my parents! They are so supportive and motivate me all they can!
Q: If you could go back over your entire school career, what is one thing you would do differently?
A: I would definitely not take all the sports games and dances for granted! Underclassmen, take part in all the cheesy school spirit stuff! You won’t regret it!
Q: Who or what do you miss the most right now?
A: I miss being able to hang out with my friend whenever most!
Q: What life lessons have you learned through this quarantine experience?
A: Don’t take any moments or interactions with people for granted! You don’t know when it will be the last time!
OUR FINAL QUESTION
Q: What’s the first thing you want to do when this quarantine is over?
A: See my friends!
Thank you, Laura, for interviewing with us during this quarantine time. You have made my experience easy and comfortable. To new beginnings. If I can share one piece of advice for the life you are about to create, it would be for you to enjoy the journey. That’s how you create a beautiful life. Say yes to life! Enjoy yourself and create beautiful and loving memories. Friends for Life. ~MICKI