Student of the Week, Oct. 21, 2013
After-school activities: Theater and choir.
Favorite book: “Harold and The Purple Crayon” by Crockett Johnson.
Favorite TV show: “Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmerman.”
Favorite band or musician: A Great Big World, because their songs are inspiring and catchy.
Parents: Tony and Renee Worrell.
Personal heroes and why: My grandparents, because they support me in whatever I do. They have led a beautiful life and have been married for over 50 years. They represent love and acceptance in my life.
Preferred college: Snow College in Ephraim, Utah.
Preferred career: Studio recording artist.
Greatest achievement so far: Being allowed to mentor and direct music in two of my school’s fantastic choirs. Thanks Mr. Scott.
What you’d like to be your next greatest achievement: To make it into Colorado All-State Choir for a second year.
Q: What was the most memorable lesson you ever learned in a class?
A: That sometimes you need to schedule some time for yourself — Raisha Quinn.
Q: What subject or extra curricular activity are you most passionate about and why?
A: I am most passionate about choir because singing is my passion and has always made me happy. I love being able to share the love of music with others.
Q: Describe a time when you knew you made a difference in the community or someone else’s life.
A: Every Christmas season, our Show choir and our Madrigal choir perform at nursing homes and social events around our community. During our performances, no matter if they have Alzheimer’s disease or if they are young and healthy, to see their eyes light up and their childhoods recognized through the gift of Christmas carols is just amazing and always worth the time.
Q: What are your goals for after high school?
A: A few of my goals are to get my college education, extending my knowledge of music and improving my performance technique, and then a career that will share music with the world.
Q: What is your dream job?
A: To sing in the London Voices Choir and record music for movie soundtracks.