Student of the Week: PHS senior Megan Quintana
After-school activities: theatre, writers group, National Honor Society.
Favorite book: “World War Z” by Max Brooks.
Favorite TV show: “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.”
Favorite band or musician: Three Days Grace.
Parents: James and Sheila Quintana.
Personal hero and why: I don’t really have one.
Preferred college: Pacific University in Forest Grove, Ore.
Preferred career: Criminologist.
Greatest achievement so far: Receiving an All-Star Cast Award at the Central One Act Festival my freshman year.
What you’d like to be your next greatest achievement: Receiving my International Baccalaureate diploma.
Q: What has been your favorite high school class so far and why?
A: History of the Americas, because it’s a really interesting class. I learned a lot, and the teacher was awesome.
Q: What do you do for fun when you’re not in class?
A: Write, play games online, watch TV, play video games, act, hike, hang out with friends.
Q: What’s the best advice a teacher, coach or parent ever gave you?
A: Don’t be afraid to have an opinion.
Q: What will you miss about your school after graduation?
A: All my friends and my favorite teachers.
Q: What would you like to do after college?
A: I’d like to go into psychology, though I’m not entirely sure what field. Right now I’m thinking criminology.
Q: If you could spend next summer anywhere in the world, where would you go?
A: Anywhere in Italy.