Student of the Week: CHS senior Cory Swim

Cory Swim, Central High School senior



GPA: 3.95

After-school activities: Track & field, swimming, National Honor Society, Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, Future Business Leaders of America.

Favorite book: “Born to Run” by Christopher McDougall.

Favorite TV show: “Big Bang Theory.”

Favorite person to follow on Twitter: Whitney Cummings.

Favorite band or musician: Nickelback.

Parents: Bob and Renee Swim.

Personal hero and why: Dad. He works hard and is dedicated to his commitments. He will go far for the ones he loves.

Preferred college: University of Colorado-Boulder or Boston University.

Preferred career: Physician or surgeon.

Greatest achievement so far: I’ve had lots of small achievements. The biggest one will be going to medical school in the future.

What you’d like to be your next greatest achievement: Scholarship to college of choice.

Q&A

Q: What has been your favorite high school class so far and why?
A: JROTC. It gave me amazing leadership skills and taught me about my effect on the community around me.

Q: What do you do for fun when you’re not in class?
A: I read and play sports, as well as hang out with friends and family.

Q: What’s the best advice a teacher, coach or parent ever gave you?
A: “Just keep going. Every reason to quit isn’t real. It’s in your head.” — track coach.

Q: What will you miss about your school after graduation?
A: The students and teachers.

Q: What would you like to do after college?
A: Go to medical school to become a physician or surgeon.

Q: If you could spend next summer anywhere in the world, where would you go?
A: All the countries by the Mediterranean Sea.


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