January Student of the Month
Brooke Smith, 18, of Franklin Grove, is Ashton-Franklin Center High School’s January Student of the Month. She is the daughter of Greg and Lori Smith, and has a brother, Cody, 22, and a sister, Addie, 20.
Favorite class: Anatomy
Top teacher: Mrs. Gittleson
Extracurriculars: Band, volleyball, class treasurer
After graduation: I will major in biology at Millikin University in Decatur.
Best friends: Marissa Asbury and Allie Cardot
Paycheck: Franklin Grove Nursing Home and Lincolnway Cafe
Favorite musical group: Lady Antebellum
Favorite actor: Evan Peters
Favorite movie: “He’s Just Not That Into You”
Favorite TV show: “Criminal Minds”
Favorite food: Hamburger Helper
Favorite place to shop: Kohl’s
Biggest fear: Spiders
Least favorite class: English
What kind of music makes your skin crawl? Rap
Favorite haunt: My room
What’s a tip you would give freshmen for making high school life easier? Get assignments, projects and papers done ASAP, so you won’t have to worry about them for long.
Survival guide: “Work smarter, not harder.”
Useless knowledge: You cannot snore and dream at the same time.
Read this: “Nineteen Minutes,” by Jodi Picoult
What do you wish your high school offered? Advanced placement classes and more clubs
I’m in the dictionary next to: Independent
Secret twin: My mom
Personal trivia: I have a dent in my head.
Dream job: Forensic scientist
Trading places: With Beyonce and Obama
Favorite website: Facebook
What would you do if you had $100,000? Buy a car and use the rest for college
Shout out to: My grandparents. I love you.