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Marissa Asbury, AFC High School Student of the Month

Published: Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
AFC October Student of the Month Marissa Asbury.

Marissa Asbury, 17, a senior at Ashton Franklin Center High School in Ashton, is the October Student of the Month. She is the daughter of Melanie and Adam Asbury. Her sister is Karlee, 12.

Favorite class: Mr. Carpenter’s anatomy class

Top teacher: Mr. Stauffer and Mr. Carpenter

Extracurriculars: Volleyball, wrestling stats, softball, student council, NHS, Peer Group

After graduation: Attend Bradley or St. Ambrose to pursue career in dentistry or some type of therapy

BFF: Dakotah Asbury

Favorite musical group: John Mayer

Favorite actor: Melissa McCarthy

Favorite movie: “Secondhand Lions”

Favorite TV show: “American Horror Story”

Favorite food: Green bean casserole

Favorite place to shop: The Big R

Biggest fear: The dark

Least favorite class: Consumer education

Darts: Having to spend a lot of money

What kind of music makes your skin crawl? Screamo

Trading spaces: Tom Brady’s house

Read this: “Ghosts of Chicago” and Erik Larson’s books

Haunts: My house or my friend’s house

Survival guide: Work hard for all you do, and don’t worry too much about the little problems.

Useless knowledge: It is impossible to hum while holding your nose.

I’m in the dictionary next to: Passionate

Secret twin: My cousin, Dakotah Asbury

Personal trivia: I love diet Coke, and I have a leopard gecko named Abe.

What do you wish your high school offered? An osteology class

What’s a tip you would give freshmen for making high school life easier? Be who you want to be and get involved with as much as possible. Do not care what other people are going to think of you.

Shout out to: Sally – I had so much fun working with you at Subway. I miss ya.

Dream job:  To be an archaeologist and travel around the world

Trading places: Channing Tatum’s wife

Favorite website: Amazon

Favorite trend: Wearing sweaters and scarves

What would you do if you had $100,000? I would go to Machu Picchu.

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