Student of the Week, April 29, 2013
After-school activities: Job, tennis, photography, yearbook photo team.
Favorite book: “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” by Jonathan Safran Foer.
Favorite TV show: “Big Bang Theory.”
Favorite band or musician: Brantley Gilbert.
Parents: Karen Wiest and Russell Darnell.
Personal hero and why: My mom because she said I could do everything I have done and kept pushing me to do it the best I could.
Preferred college: Colorado Mesa University.
Preferred career: Professional photographer.
Greatest achievement so far: Maintaining a 4.0 throughout high school.
What you’d like to be your next greatest achievement: Graduate high school, go to college on a full-ride scholarship.
Q: What has been your most memorable experience in high school?
A: When James Strouss dressed up in class to help the students learn about the time period. I guess his whole class in general.
Q: What is your favorite subject and why?
A: Art. The art classes help me get feelings out and every art class widens my horizons on photography.
Q: What are you looking for in a college?
A: I am looking for somewhere that can help me become a professional in business and photography.
Q: What would you tell freshmen who want to make the most of their years in high school?
A: To be themselves. Cliche, but so true!
Q: If you could volunteer anywhere in the world, where would you go and what would you volunteer to do?
A: I would go to the poorest cities in America, help in schools and the community to give teens more to do than cause trouble.
Q: Name three things you want to accomplish before age 30.
A: Graduate college, own my own business/studio, and always be content with who I am.