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Polo Student of the Month

Polo Student of the Month Allison Reeder.
Polo Student of the Month Allison Reeder.

Allison Reeder, 17, a senior at Polo Community High School, is the September Student of the Month. Her parents are Brian and Tracy Reeder. Her brother is Austin.

Favorite class: AP calculus.

Top teacher: Jason Kamp, AP physics.

After graduation: I plan to attend Clarke University and major in athletic training and physical therapy.

Paycheck: I work at the Polo Pool.

BFF: I couldn’t pick just one.

Favorite actor: Jim Carrey.

Favorite movie: “Now You See Me.”

Favorite TV show: “Pretty Little Liars.” 

Favorite food: Barbecue ribs.

What is one tip you would give the freshmen? Work hard, be kind, get involved, and be yourself.

I’m in the dictionary next to: Ambitious.

Dream job: To have Ellen DeGeneres’ job.

What would you do with $100, 000? I’d pay for my college education and do a little shopping.  

I’d like to meet: Harry Styles.

Trading places: Ellen DeGeneres, because I’d love more than anything to make an entire audience smile and to give away gifts to deserving people.  

Read this: “Thirteen Reasons Why,” by Jay Asler (mystery and suspense). It’s a great novel that shows teenagers how the simple things they do can affect others, and it’s a huge eye opener.

Hero: My mom.

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