Student of the Week Greenon High School

Name: Kaitlyn/Kat Gibson

School: Greenon High School

Grade: 12

Age: 18

Extra-curricular: Swimming, Drama Club, Spanish Honor Society, National Honor Society

Claim to fame/honors: Captain of the swim team, President of Spanish Honor Society, Valedictorian

Words you live by: "Be kind whenever possible."

Toughest challenge: Balancing my social life with school and extra-curriculars

Biggest influence: My mom and my favorite teacher Señora Phillips

School-day rituals: My morning is pretty straight-forward; I wake, do my makeup, pet my dogs, get dressed, brush my teeth and head to school.

What's on your bedroom walls: Tapestries and records

When I'm bored I like to … Hang out with friends or spend time with my dogs

Favorite movie: The Incredibles

Person who would play you in a movie: Amy Poehler

Favorite TV show: Parks and Recreation

Favorite musical artist: Stevie Nicks or Joan Jett

Favorite book: And The Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

Favorite home-cooked meal: My mom's lasagna

Favorite restaurant: Olive Garden

Whose mind would you like to read: Barack Obama's

Place where you'd love to travel: Italy

Talent you'd like to have: To be able to do a back flip

Favorite school subject: Science

Favorite athlete: Gabrielle Douglas

Favorite team: U.S. Olympic Swim Team

Something in the world I'd like to change: I would like to increase education rights for women across the world.

Favorite high school moment: Hanging with some friends in Ms. Lewis' room, eating pizza and playing music before spring break

Favorite junk food: Cheese pizza

Best thing about high school: The students and staff that I get to see every day

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