Student of the Week Springfield-Clark CTC/Shawnee High School

Riley Baker
Riley Baker

Name: Riley Baker

School: Springfield-Clark CTC/Shawnee High School

Grade: 12

Age: 17

Extra-curricular: Powerlifting

Claim to fame/honors: I try hard in everything I do.

Words you live by: "People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do." – Rob Siltanen

Toughest challenge: Trying to make my family and friends proud

Biggest influence: My dad

School-day rituals: I listen to really uplifting music throughout the day to keep me upbeat and positive

What's on your bedroom walls: Tons of fairy lights, pictures of my family and friends and a really cool, hand-painted picture of the Northern Lights over the mountains

When I'm bored I like to … Listen to music, watch YouTube and read or write stories

Favorite movie: Dirty Dancing

Person who would play you in a movie: Alexandra Daddario

Favorite TV show: The Office

Favorite musical artist: Halsey

Favorite book: When We Collided by Emery Lord

Favorite home-cooked meal: Chicken Alfredo

Favorite restaurant: Olive Garden

Whose mind would you like to read: The President's

Place where you'd love to travel: I honestly can't pick one place. I want to see all the world has to offer.

Talent you'd like to have: I wish I was super flexible.

Favorite school subject: English

Favorite athlete: Stephen Curry

Favorite team: Golden State Warriors

Something in the world I'd like to change: Global warming. I wish I could just magically make it all go back to a healthy environment.

Favorite high school moment: Every day of junior year Government - shout out to Mr.Hill and Mckenzie Smith

Favorite junk food: Spicy Sweet Chili Doritos

Best thing about high school: Being there with friends and building relationships with new people

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