Student of the Week: Amy Nees, PHS senior
Name: Amy Nees
School: Palisade High School
After-school activities: Cross country, marching band, soccer, Young Life, hanging out with friends.
Favorite book: “Save Me From Myself” by Brian Welch.
Favorite show: “Lost.”
Favorite Web site: Pandora.
Most played song on your iPod: “Captivated” by Shawn McDonald.
Parents: Dan and Sue Nees.
Personal hero and why: Jesus Christ, because he was a man of compassion and love who sacrificed everything for the good of even the most undeserving people.
Preferred college: Colorado State University as of right now.
Preferred career: Occupational therapist.
Greatest achievement so far: National marbles champion.
What you’d like to be your next greatest achievement: Complete graduate school.
Q: What has been your favorite class in high school and why?
A: Art, of course, because you create your assignments.
Q: How do you prepare for a big test?
A: Read, review notes, group study session.
Q: If you could have your pick of service projects, who would you help and how?
A: I would go to Africa to help the sick and impoverished by bringing them hope.
Q: What’s the best advice a teacher, coach or parent has ever given you?
A: Give it everything you have. Leave it all on the course. Finish with nothing left.
Q: Where would you like to be in 10 years?
A: Helping people live normal lives with disabilities or injuries.