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AFC December Student of the Month

Jake Chapman
, 18, of Ashton, is AFC High School's December Student of the Month. He is active in  football, wrestling, FFA, and the National Honor Society, and plans to study aviation in college.
Jake Chapman
, 18, of Ashton, is AFC High School's December Student of the Month. He is active in football, wrestling, FFA, and the National Honor Society, and plans to study aviation in college.

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

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