Jake Chapman , 18, of Ashton, is AFC High School’s December Student of the Month. He is the son of David and Beverly Chapman, and has a brother, Stephen Chapman.
Favorite class: Independent agriculture
Least favorite class: Consumer education
Extracurriculars: Football, wrestling, FFA, and National Honor Society
After graduation: 4 years of college to study aviation
Paycheck: Odd jobs on the farm
Favorite musical group: Shinedown
Favorite actor: Will Ferrell
Favorite movie: “Stepbrothers”
Favorite TV show: “The Andy Griffith Show”
Favorite food: Fried chicken wings
Favorite place to shop: Farm & Fleet
Biggest fear: Big spiders
What kind of music makes your skin crawl? New pop-rap
Survival guide: Manage your time wisely.
Useless knowledge: How to write in cursive
I’m in the dictionary next to: Night owl
Personal trivia: I’ve never broken a bone (knock on wood).
Dream job: Pilot
Trading places: With a stunt pilot
Trading spaces: Australia
Read this: “Harris and Me,” by Gary Paulsen. This is about a young city boy who spends the summer on his aunt and uncle’s farm with Harris, his daredevil cousin. They wrestle 300-pound pigs and hunt mice with a pet lynx. I never laughed so hard at a book.
Favorite website: Craigslist. It’s like cars and trucks in the newspaper, but there’s a lot more.
What would you do if you had $100,000? Invest it or save it
What do you wish your high school offered? Wrestling in physical education class
What’s a tip you would give freshmen for making high school life easier? If you want high school to be easy, don’t do anything extracurricular. If you want high school to be fun, get as involved as possible.
Shout out to: My coaches for putting up with me