Student of the Week: Lauren Alpert, FMHS senior

Name: Lauren Alpert

School: Fruita Monument High School.

GPA: 3.92.

After-school activities: Hanging out with friends, soccer.

Favorite book: “Nineteen Minutes” by Jodi Picoult.

Favorite TV show: “Grey’s Anatomy.”

Favorite Web site:

Most played song on your iPod: “Boston” by Augustana.

Parents: Steve and Diana Alpert.

Personal hero and why: My dad. He’s overcome so much and teaches me to do the same. He’s also the first person I go to when I need help.

Preferred college: University of Colorado at Boulder.

Preferred career: Interior designer or teacher.

Greatest achievement so far: Balancing school, work, soccer and friends.

What you’d like to be your next greatest achievement: Graduating from college.


Q: What has been your favorite class in high school and why?

A: Advanced Placement Psychology. I love learning about why people are how they are.

Q: How do you prepare for a big test:

A: I use study guides and online quizzes, and I’m a crammer.

Q: If you could have your pick of service projects, who would you help and how?

A: Invisible Children. It’d be awesome to go to Uganda and help build a school.

Q: What does it say under “interests” on your Facebook page?

A: Friends, soccer, shopping, pictures, sleeping.

Q: What’s the best advice a teacher, coach, or parent has ever given you?

A: “The will to win means nothing without the will to prepare.”

Q: Where would you like to be in 10 years?

A: I would love to travel but, if not, I’d like to start a family.


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