Student of the Week: Central High School senior Melissa Gellermann

Central HS senior Melissa Gellermann. Photo by 970 & Rogue Photography

GPA: 3.8

Favorite book and its author: “If I Stay” by Gayle Forman

Favorite TV show: “That 70’s Show”

Favorite band or musician: Shawn Mendes

After-school activities: Softball

Parents: Rich Gellermann and Ronda Gellermann

Personal hero and why: My sister, because she is always there for me in the hard times and always there for me with the good times.

Preferred college: Black Hills State University in South Dakota

Preferred career: Athletic trainer

Highlight of your high school experience: The friendships I have made on the softball field and how successful we have been the whole time I have been here.


Q: If you could create your own high school course, what would it be called and what would it teach?

A: I would create a class where people could learn how to play softball so they could see how much fun it is.

Q: Name three things you would like to accomplish before you are 30.

A: I would like to make it to the Olympics for softball, travel somewhere out of the country and be successful in my career.


Q: If you could spend one year abroad, where would you go and why?

A: I would like to go to Germany because I have had family members that have lived there, and Iwould like to see what it is like there.


Q: What would you tell a freshman who wants to make the most of his or her high school years?

A: Take advantage of what you have in front of you. Don’t do something that you know you won’t enjoy just to impress your friends or family. Always have fun and be yourself and always find the brighter side of the bad days.


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