Student of the Week: Haley Hrncir, FMHS senior

Haley Hrncir, Fruita Monument High School senior

GPA: 4.34.

After-school activities: Knowledge Bowl, Interact Club, United Way and the library.

Favorite books: The “Harry Potter” series by J.K. Rowling, “The Fountainhead” by Ayn Rand, and “The Raw Shark Texts” by Steven Hall.

Favorite TV show: “Boston Legal.”

Favorite band or musician: Carbon Leaf.

Parents: Donna and Duane Hrncir.

Personal hero and why: Howard Roark (from “The Fountainhead”), because he sticks to his own convictions and does what makes him happy without letting other people convince him otherwise.

Preferred college: Stanford University.

Preferred career: Unknown.

Greatest achievement so far: Balancing school, clubs and fun.

What you would like to be your next greatest achievement: Finding a career that I’ll enjoy no matter what it pays or entails.


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

A: Advanced Placement psychology because it’s such a diverse topic, and all of it is interesting.

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

A: I read, sleep, kayak or play an instrument.

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

A: Don’t let school get in the way of your education.

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

A: The teachers.

Q: What would you like to do after college?

A: Travel the world.

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

A: I would go back to Toledo, Spain.


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