Student of Month honored in Polo
Senior Mallory Hopkins, 17, of Polo, is Polo Community High School’s September Student of the Month. Her parents are Susan and John Hopkins, and she has a sister, Olivia, 13, and a brother, Lane, 11.
Favorite class: Psychology, because it is by far the most interesting class I’ve ever taken.
Favorite singer: Keith Urban
Top teacher: Señora G. She is always so nice and willing to help with everything.
Extracurricular: Throughout high school, I have been involved in FFA, Student Council, Spanish Club, National Honor Society, cheerleading and Varsity Club.
After graduation: I plan to attend Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
Biggest fear: Getting lost. I hate not knowing where I am or not having directions.
Paycheck: During the summer I work at the Polo Pool as a lifeguard.
Survival guide: If you’re making mistakes, it means you’re out there doing something.
Darts: I hate being late.
Favorite actor: Jake Gyllenhaal
Favorite movie: “Friday Night Lights”
Least favorite class: AP calculus
Favorite food: Steak and potatoes
Dream job: A chef. I’d love to know how to cook.
I’m in the dictionary next to: Organized
Trading spaces: I’ve always wanted to tour Europe. It’s one of the things on my bucket list.
Read this: “The Lucky One,” by Nicholas Sparks. The book is a thousand times better than the movie.