Senior Allie Johnson, 17, of Sterling, is one of Sterling High School’s January Students of the Month. She is the daughter of Stephen and Marsha Johnson of Sterling; her brother is Trevor Johnson, a freshman at Illinois State University. The family has a dog, a cairn terrier named Karma.
Favorite class: Art or tech (graphic design). I want to go into graphic design, and I’ve always liked art, ever since I was little.
Top teacher: Stuart Roddy, art. He goes out of his way to help me with projects. He even looked up colleges for me to go to.
Extracurriculars: Golf and soccer; Student Council, Science Club and National Honor Society.
After graduation: I want to go to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and I want to go into graphic design.
Paycheck: I work at the copy shop at SBM in Sterling. I love it. There’s a lot of great people there.
Best friend: Taylor Olsen. We’ve known each other a long time.
Favorite musical group: Mumford & Sons.
Favorite actress: Melissa McCarthy.
Favorite movie: “She’s the Man.”
Favorite TV show: “New Girl” or “American Horror Story.”
Hobbies: I like to draw and paint. I snowboard. And I like to run, too.
Favorite game or outdoor activity: Soccer.
Favorite food: Peanut butter.
Favorite place to shop: Forever 21.
Favorite website: Google.com.
Biggest fear: Small spaces.
Pet peeve: When you’re in the middle of a conversation with someone and they pull out their phone.
What trend do you wish would go away? UGG boots.
Haunts: I’m at Westwood a lot.
I’m in the dictionary next to: Quiet. I don’t talk that much. I’m not shy, I just don’t talk that much.
Personal trivia: I like to play the piano. I don’t take lessons or anything ... I just like to play for fun.
Dream job: Working for Pixar making animated movies.
Trading places: Leslie Knope from “Parks and Recreation.” She’s hilarious and she’s the boss of the place.
Trading spaces: We go to the Ozarks in Missouri every summer. It’s relaxing and warm.
Read this: I’m reading “Fahrenheit 451” by Ray Bradbury right now for English class. It’s kind of cool; it parallels what’s going on right now with technology.
What would you do if you had $100,000? Pay for college.
What do you wish your high school offered? Lacrosse.
What’s a tip you would give freshmen for making high school life easier? Enjoy it. It goes fast.
Shout out: My parents.