Student of the Week, Feb. 27, 2012

Sean Rubalcaba, Grand Junction High School senior

GPA: 3.898

After-school activities: Football, basketball and baseball.

Favorite book: “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee.

Favorite TV show: Discovery Channel or ESPN.

Favorite band or musician: Zac Brown Band.

Personal heroes and why: My parents, for raising me and getting me on the path to success.

Preferred college: Not sure.

Preferred career: Engineering or business.

Greatest achievement so far: Winning the Denver Post Gold Helmet, which is awarded to the top high school senior football player in the state.

What you’d like to be your next greatest achievement: Graduating college and starting a career.


Q: What has been your favorite high school class so far and why?

A: Chemistry. It’s a fun class but also a challenge and makes you work hard.


Q: What do you do for fun when you’re not in class?

A: Sports, spending time with my family and friends.


Q: What’s the best advice a teacher, coach or parent ever gave you?

A: Best advice given to me was, “Control what you can, the rest will take care of itself.”


Q: What will you miss about your school after graduation?

A: I will miss my friends that I have made over the years.


Q: What would you like to do after college?

A: Start my career.


Q: If you could spend next summer anywhere in the world, where would you go?

A: Mexico with my family.


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