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: Seńora 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.