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Amboy Student of the Month

Senior Garrett Liebing, 18, of Amboy, is Amboy High School’s February Student of the Month. He is the son of Greg and Amy Liebing, and has three sisters, Lauren, 24, Hillary, 22, and Kaitlyn, 17.

Favorite class: Math, because it challenges me

Top teacher: Cynthia Carlson, math. She’s a good teacher, because she finds funny and unique ways to remember equations and things.

Favorite actor: Mark Wahlberg

Favorite movie: “Warrior”

Favorite TV show: “That ’70s Show”

Extracurriculars: I have participated in 4 years of football, baseball my freshman year, and wrestling my senior year, also National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society.

Trading places: JJ Watt from the Texans, because he is a great athlete and role model. It would be awesome playing with, and against, some of the best football players in the NFL.

After graduation: I plan to attend the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to study engineering.

Paycheck: I work for a local contractor doing carpentry work. I have a good time with the guys I work with.

Best friends: Emmitt Hicks, Damon Quest, and Tyson Powers. We call ourselves the fab four. We do everything together and never have a dull moment.

Favorite singer: Luke Bryan

Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, weight-lifting, and playing sports

Favorite outdoor activity: Riding four-wheelers and hunting

Favorite food: Cheeseburgers

Biggest fear: Failure

Least-favorite class: English

What makes your blood boil? Poor sportsmanship

What kind of music makes your skin crawl? Death metal

Hangouts: I like to hang out at my cabin, because there is so much land and wooded areas, and it also has a pond I can fish in.

High school survival guide: Stay focused on your goals.

Useless knowledge: The periodic table

I’m in the dictionary next to: Dedicated, because I set goals and don’t stop until I achieve them

Secret twin: Sylvester Stallone

Personal trivia: I’m pretty much blind in one eye.

Dream job: Navy SEAL

Trading spaces: Bora Bora, because it is likely the most beautiful place in the world and I want to stay in a hut over the water

Read this: “Lone Survivor,” by Marcus Luttrell with Patrick Robinson. It’s about four Navy SEALs on a mission that only one survived.

Shout out to: My sister, Lauren, who is a nurse in the Navy and lives in San Diego

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