Student of the Week, May 13, 2013
Anthony Gray, Central High School Senior
After-school activities: I work at Chick-Fil-A about 20-25 hours a week. I also participate in the worship band at my church as the drummer.
Favorite TV show: “Psych” or “Dexter.”
Favorite band or musician: Air Dubai.
Parents: Cynthia and Richard Gray.
Personal hero and why: My personal hero in my life would be my grandfather; he has overcome great challenges in his life and his attitude towards his hardships inspires me to be a better person and has given me a better outlook on my life.
Preferred college: Western State Colorado University.
Preferred career: Wildlife biology.
Greatest achievement so far: Sustaining a good grade point average while working 20 hours a week and still finding time to have a good time with my best friends.
What you’d like to be your next greatest achievement: To graduate collage and get a job that I enjoy and love doing.
Q: What has been your most memorable experience in high school?
A: My most memorable moment in high school was when I was in Mr. Santy’s U.S. History class and I was the only person in the class that got a 100 percent on the test for the quarter and the person in front of me was cheating.
Q: What is your favorite subject and why?
A: My favorite subject will probably be science just for the fact I understand it; also for the reason that it is amazing how much stuff we don’t understand about the world. I just enjoy learning what makes the world tick.
Q: What are you looking for in a college?
A: I am looking for a college that has an awesome outdoors program as well as many different degrees, because honestly my major will probably change over the period of college.
Q: What would you tell a freshman who wants to make the most of his or her years in high school?
A: To remember you’re only in high school once for four years. Make the most out of every moment. Live your life to the fullest; in a blink of an eye it’s over. Everyone says this for advice. I just hope you are the first to take the advice and apply it to your life.
Q: If you could volunteer anywhere in the world, where would you go and what would you volunteer to do?
A: There is no specific location on where I would go. What I would like to do is rebuild a house for someone that has lost it in a natural disaster.
Q: Name three things you want to accomplish before age 30.
A: I want a stable career, a car that runs, and to have made an impact on someone’s life in a positive way.