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Student of the Month: Alejandra Villa

Alejandra Villa, 17, of Rock Falls, is Rock Falls High School's February Student of the Month. Her favorite class is psychology, because "I like to figure out how a person thinks and why they think that way," and she plans to major in dental hygiene at The College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn.
Alejandra Villa, 17, of Rock Falls, is Rock Falls High School's February Student of the Month. Her favorite class is psychology, because "I like to figure out how a person thinks and why they think that way," and she plans to major in dental hygiene at The College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn.

Alejandra Villa, 17, of Rock Falls, is Rock Falls High School's February Student of the Month. She is the daughter of Joaquin and Consuelo Villa, and has two brothers, Eric, 23, and Carlos, 12.

Favorite class: Psychology, because I like to figure out how a person thinks and why they think that way.

Top teacher: Mark Truesdell, social studies, because he challenges us and prepares us for what college will be like.

Extracurriculars: Cheerleading, National Honor Society, BLIND, Student Council, Junior Optimists Club, Arts Club.

After graduation: I hope to major in dental hygiene at The College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn.

Best friends: Melissa Villa, Jessica Hicks, and Sandra Gomez. They are all just so funny and make me laugh, and are there for me.

Favorite musical group: One Direction

Favorite actor: Dylan O’Brien

Favorite movie and TV show: "She’s the Man" and "Pretty Little Liars"

Hobby: Making videos with my friends

Favorite game or outdoor activity: Football

Favorite food: Chinese

Biggest fears: Failing, and spiders

Least favorite class: Math

What makes your blood boil? Annoying people

What kind of music makes your skin crawl? Opera

Hangouts: My friends' houses or at home with my mom

Key to surviving high school: Get Involved.

Useless knowledge: Sine, cosine and tangent

I'm in the dictionary next to: Shy, because I'm quite when I first met people.

Personal trivia: I love sharks.

Dream job: A detective

Trading places: With Jennifer Lawrence, because I would love to act in "The Hunger Games" movie.

Trading spaces: London at Christmas time, because I love the accents they have and the culture.

Read this: "Mockingjay" by Suzanne Collins

Shout out to: Hi, Mom!

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