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Newman Student of the Month: Jonathan Neisewander

Jonathan Neisewander, 18, of Dixon, a senior at Newman Central Catholic High School, is the November Student of the Month. He is the son of Cindy and Ray Neisewander. His siblings are Brittany 22, Brandon 21, Jacob 15, and Sam 8.

Favorite class: Calculus. The workload is consistent, systematic, and logical, like a puzzle.

Top teacher: Mrs. Anne Propheter, because of her sense of humor and positive outlook on life.

Extracurriculars: Football, tennis, student council, Math Club, National Honor Society, Musical, Scholastic Bowl, altar server and usher for St. Anne parish, eucharistic minister for Sacred Heart parish

After graduation: I will attend the University of Notre Dame or Boston College and study business

Paycheck: I detassel in the summer. It is good, honest work.

BFF: Brady Rueter. He drums and has a sweet set of wheels.  

Favorite singer or musical group: Blink-182.

Favorite actor: Hugh Jackman.

Favorite movie/TV show:The Prestige” and “The Office,” respectively.

Hobbies: Bass guitar, snow and water skiing, reading, ping pong

Favorite game or outdoor activity: Snow skiing.

Favorite food: Mom’s lasagna.

Biggest fear: Bears.

Least favorite class: Physics.

What makes your blood boil? 100 degrees Celsius. Seriously, though, when I cannot grasp a concept, especially a mathematical one.

What kind of music makes your skin crawl? Anything from Rebecca Black.

Where are some of the places you like to hang out? Home. It’s where the heart is.

Survival guide: Time management, something I am still trying to figure out.  Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, stealthy, and wise.

Useless knowledge: How to graph [x].

I’m in the dictionary next to: Curmudgeon.   

Secret twin: Mark Wahlberg. Short guy that takes himself too seriously. 

Personal trivia: I’m a cat guy.

Dream job: To work at Starbucks. Then I would make the customers remember the names that I make up for them and write on the cups. Also, I would talk to the customers in different accents or as different characters.

Trading places: James Earl Jones. I would listen to my own voice, quoting Mufasa and Darth Vader.

Trading spaces: North, to see the Aurora Borealis and Santa Claus.

Read this: Brave New World.” Its predicted morals of the future are eerily spot on, raising my self-awareness of the world around me.

Shout out: My teachers, for putting up with me.

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