Student of the Week Mechanicsburg High School

Name: Abbey Kramer

School: Mechanicsburg High School

Grade: 12

Age: 17

Extra-curricular: Cross country, track & field, marching band, National Honor Society, student council, quizbowl

Claim to fame/honors: Senior class vice president, National Honor Society vice president, having more Instagram followers than my dad

Words you live by: "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect." Mark Twain

Toughest challenge: Having surgery after tearing two ligaments in my ankle, which made me miss the end of my senior cross country and band seasons

Biggest influence: My parents and teachers

School-day rituals: Hit snooze as many times as I can get away with and eat cereal with way too much sugar

What's on your bedroom walls: All my cross country bibs since freshman year and ticket stubs to various musicals

When I'm bored I like to … Watch Hulu and pretend to study for Calculus

Favorite movie: Legally Blonde

Person who would play you in a movie: Anna Kendrick

Favorite TV show: Law & Order: SVU

Favorite musical artist: Fall Out Boy, Panic! at the Disco and Marina and the Diamonds are old favorites

Favorite book: The Harry Potter series

Favorite home-cooked meal: Mashed potatoes, biscuits and ham

Favorite restaurant: The Cheesecake Factory

Whose mind would you like to read: Donald Trump's

Place where you'd love to travel: Europe

Talent you'd like to have: Being able to walk on hardwood floors with fuzzy socks on

Favorite school subject: Math

Favorite athlete: My younger brothers and sister

Favorite team: The Mechanicsburg Quizbowl Team

Something in the world I'd like to change: Make world leaders more environmentally conscious and more understanding of the issues everyday people face

Favorite high school moment: Being cast in Oklahoma!, writing music with the jazz band and goofing off with my friends at After Prom

Favorite junk food: Cheetos and chocolate definitely top the list

Best thing about high school: Marching band

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