Student of the Week: Leah Temple, FMHS senior
After-school activities: Swimming, spending time with family and friends, and homework.
Favorite book: I read a lot, and I don’t really have a favorite.
Favorite TV show: Don’t watch much TV.
Favorite band or musician: No favorite. I’ll listen to almost anything.
Parents: Julie and Phillip Temple.
Personal hero and why: My personal hero is actually a peer that graduated last year. She is my hero because she had such a unique way of looking at the world.
Preferred college: Still searching.
Preferred career: Marine biologist or environmental engineer.
Greatest achievement so far: Maintaining past friendships through letters and forging new, lasting friendships here.
What you would like to be your next greatest achievement: I would like to make it to state in swimming. More long-term, I would like to graduate from college and find an enjoyable, worthwhile job.
Q: What has been your favorite high school class so far and why?
A: My favorite class actually ended up being speech. I went into the class dreading it, but the class was full of so many interesting people, and we all bonded, so it ended up being fun.
Q: What do you do for fun when you’re not in class?
A: Spending time with friends and family, going hiking, attending school functions and helping out with the family business on the weekends.
Q: What’s the best advice a teacher, coach or parent ever gave you?
A: Do it for yourself, not for anyone else.
Q: What will you miss most about your school after graduation?
A: I will miss the face-to-face interactions with all of my friends here at school. Once we graduate, there is no telling when we will be all together again.
Q: What would you like to do after college?
A: I would like to pursue a career in marine biology and environmental engineering. I would also like to see more of the world.
Q: If you could spend your next summer anywhere in the world, where would you go?
A: I would like to go to Europe because you can travel to several different countries within the span of a week and still be able to enjoy the cultural aspects of each.