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.