Student of the Week: Jessica Lane, Palisade HS senior
Name: Jessica Lane
School: Palisade High School
GPA: 3.9 as of last year.
After-school activities: Four-H Club and youth group.
Favorite book: “My Name Is Asher Lev” by Chaim Potok.
Favorite show: “Home Improvement.”
Favorite Web site: Google.
Most played song on your iPod: Country songs.
Parents: Tim and Amy Lane.
Personal hero and why: My Grandpa Baxter, because he has accomplished so much. He used to be a minor league baseball player, and he had a gymnasium named after him. He puts others first before himself, and he is so giving.
Preferred college: Mesa State College.
Preferred career: Graphic design.
Greatest achievement so far: Being president of my 4-H Club, and I am a Q-MAP (Qualified Medication Administration Person).
What you’d like to be your next greatest achievement: To earn a bachelor’s degree in graphic design.
Q: What has been your favorite class in high school and why?
A: International Baccalaureate Art because it is challenging and the assigned class work is more independent.
Q: How do you prepare for a big test?
A: I study with much repetition.
Q: If you could have your pick of service projects, who would you help and how?
A: I would help the deaf and teach them sign language.
Q: What does it say under “interests” on your Facebook page?
A: Art, music, acting and history.
Q: What’s the best advice a teacher, coach or parent has ever given you?
A: To try hard at everything I do and don’t give up.
Q: Where would you like to be in 10 years?
A: I would like to have a family and own my own graphic design business.