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Amboy Student of the Month

Amboy Student of the Month

Published: Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT
(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukval)
Amboy Student of the Month Reilly Roberts will be playing Abby Brewster in the school's rendition of "Arsenic and Old Lace."

Junior Reilly Roberts, 17, of Dixon, is Amboy High School’s September Student of the Month. Her parents are Will and Zara Roberts, 53, and 45. Her sister is Jensin Roberts, 21.

Favorite class and teacher: Brad Smith, anatomy and physiology. It was very interesting and well taught. There was never a dull moment, and it was so much fun learning how the body works. He had very creative ways to explain certain systems to us.

Extracurriculars: National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, school and community theater programs

After graduation: I plan to attend Bradley University to either study in the medical field or vocal performance.

Paycheck: I’m in the Dixon Municipal Band and the Sterling Municipal Symphony playing alto saxophone. I really enjoy getting paid to do what I really enjoy.

Best friend: Lauren Akre. She tells the truth always and is very caring. If something is wrong, she’ll come over to help, no matter what time of day. 

Trading places: Amelia Earhart, because she wouldn’t allow anything or anyone to stand in her way or tell her she wasn’t adequate

Favorite singer: Michael Buble

Hobbies: Dancing, singing, playing piano

Favorite actor: Christian Bale

Favorite movie: “Fireproof”

Favorite activity: Tubing

Favorite food: Italian food

Least favorite class: I like them all.

Least favorite music: Screamo

Biggest fear: Dark water

What makes your blood boil? Fake people

The key to surviving high school: Study and stay involved. 

Useless knowledge: How to throw a football 

I’m in the dictionary next to: Smiley. Friends tell me I smile a lot. 

Secret twin: I’ve been told many times that I resemble Jennette McCurdy. 

Personal trivia: I really love music from the Big Band era. 

Dream job: A zookeeper

Trading spaces: Fiji because of the beauty of it

Read this: “The Bible.” It’s my favorite, because it gives you guidelines to live by. 

Shout out to: My grandparents, Gordon and Irene Rutt. I love you guys.

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