Student of the Week, May 13, 2013

Anthony Gray, Central High School Senior

GPA: 3.78

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.


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