Student of the Wee: Luke Olson, GJHS senior

Luke Olson



GPA: 4.109.

After-school activities: Friends, lacrosse, music.

Favorite book: “The Jester” by James Patterson.

Favorite TV shows: “Family Guy” and “South Park.”

Favorite musician or band: Andre Nickatina, Bassnectar.

Personal hero and why: My friends and family who make my life so fulfilling.

Parents: Pam and Paul Olson.

Preferred college: Colorado School of Mines, Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University or the University of Colorado.

Preferred career: Engineering.

Greatest achievement so far: Balancing school, friends, athletics and family without having to sacrifice one for the other.

What you would like your next greatest achievement to be: Graduate college in high academic standing with no past regrets.

Q&A

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

A: Humanities. I went in knowing absolutely nothing about the subject and learned more in a semester than I have in any other class I have ever taken.

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

A: Chill with my homies, play lacrosse, snowboard, creep on Facebook.

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

A: Easy classes, dances, football games.

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

A: Every time you feel like giving up, picture your opponent doing the exact same thing at practice, and push harder than them.

Q: What would you like to do after college?

A: Land a decent job in the engineering field and spend the rest of my life in a place I want to be with the people I love.

Q: If you could spend this summer anywhere, where would you go?

A: Europe, The home of my ancestors and my beloved sea bass.


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