Lorena High School
Q: What has helped you develop good study habits?
A: It helps if I set aside a certain time without any distractions. I also set aside breaks for myself so I don’t lose focus.
Q: Do you have any study tips to offer students?
A: If I have a test over a certain chapter, I’ll read the chapter first and then go over the key terms. I keep reading these over until they stick in my mind.
Q: Where is your favorite study spot?
A: I like to study in my house. I get distracted easily, so any type of noise gets in the way of focusing.
Q: What is one thing you wish you’d known your freshman year?
A: I wish I’d known not to get too stressed. My education is important, but stress makes me do worse in school.
Q: What is the best lesson you’ve learned from a teacher?
A: School should be about learning — not the grades. You shouldn’t just try to make good grades. You should try and make yourself more intelligent and prepared for the future.
Q: What are your school and community involvements?
A: In school, I’m on varsity soccer team, and I’m student council treasurer. I’m the secretary of National Honor Society and part of the site-based decision-making committee for the school. I’m in the youth group at my church, St. Jerome Catholic Church. I work at the Brookshire Brothers in Lorena.
Q: How do you decompress from a stressful schedule?
A: If I have any free time, I like to relax by reading or watching movies.
Q: Use one word to describe yourself.
Q: What do you plan to do after high school graduation?
A: Right now, I’m planning on going to Texas A&M to study biomedical engineering.