Student of the Week
THE BROOKE WILLIAMS FILE
After-school activities: National Honor Society, student senate, yearbook editor, softball, golf, part-time job at Hollister, baby-sit a ton, and volunteer at Appleton Elementary.
Favorite book: “Before I Die” by Jenny Downham.
Favorite show: Anything on Discovery Health and TLC.
Favorite Web site: Facebook.com.
Most played song on your iPod: “Waiting on the World to Change” by John Mayer.
Parents: Todd and Barbara Williams.
Personal heroes and why: My parents. They are so supportive and push me to the perfect extreme. As long as I put my all into everything and try my hardest, they are happy.
Preferred college: Mesa State College, University of Colorado or Regis University.
Preferred career: Nursing or pediatrics.
Greatest achievement so far: Four-year letter in softball receiving All Conference and All State honorable mention awards.
What you’d like to be your next greatest achievement: Get into a good college and be successful with good grades, possibly play softball, and stay optimistic.
Q: What has been your favorite class in high school and why?
A: Anatomy because I’m so fascinated in how the human body works and student senate because I love being involved in the school in a different way other than athletics.
Q: How do you prepare for a big test?
A: Lots of flash cards and highlighting. I color coordinate my notes and my mind remembers the colors, as weird as it sounds.
Q: If you could have your pick of service projects, who would you help and how?
A: Definitely animals. It’s so sad to know that animals are suffering every day because of how humans treat them. I would spread awareness and collect donations to stop animal cruelty.
Q: What does it say under “interests” on your Facebook page?
A: Being with my family (cousins), skiing, being outdoors, playing ball, golf, sprinting, being involved, meeting new people, and baby-sitting (love kids).
Q: What’s the best advice a teacher, coach or parent has ever given you?
A: “Lead by example and others will follow, and remember actions speak louder than words” — My daddy
Q: Where would you like to be in 10 years?
A: Happy and successful with a good job. I’d like to surround myself with people I admire and take part in things I love.