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March Student of the Month Deisy Diaz

Published: Monday, April 21, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST
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Deisy Diaz, 18, of, Sterling, is one of Sterling High School's March Students of the Month. She plans to major in biomedical engineering after high school.

Deisy Diaz, 18, of, Sterling, is one of Sterling High School’s March Students of the Month. She is the daughter of Antonio and Claudia Diaz and has a brother, Tony, 15, and a sister, Mariana, 8.

Favorite classes: Math and publications, because of my friends.

Top teachers: Alexis Rivera, AP calculus, because he is funny and extremely helpful. Also, Jennifer Drew, publications, because she is easy to talk to and hilarious.

Extracurriculars: Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE), National Honor Society, United Warriors, cheerleading, and Publications

After graduation: I want to major in biomedical engineering.

Paycheck: I work at the Sterling Theater. I am a cashier and work the concession stand.

Best friend: Lucia Castro, because she is funny, sassy, and we like to create chaos together.

Favorite singer and musical group: Diplo and Major Lazer

Favorite actor: Kerry Washington

Favorite TV shows: “Scandal”, “Criminal Minds”, and “Law and Order: SVU”

Hobbies: Reading and writing

Favorite game: UNO

Favorite food: Chinese

Biggest fears: Heights, needles, and failure

What makes your blood boil? When people ask me too many questions.

What kind of music makes your skin crawl? Country

Hangouts: If I’m not at my friend Lucia’s house, you can usually find me at work.

High school survival guide: Do your homework, but also have fun and not get so stressed out.

Useless knowledge: How the Federal Reserve works

I’m in the dictionary next to: Pugnacious, because I always start arguments and try to win.

Secret twin: America Ferrera. I’ve been told I look like her.

Personal trivia: My thumbs are double-jointed.

Dream job: I would be a surgeon so I could save lives.

Trading places: Beyonce, because she is flawless. I would sing and dance as fabulously as she does.

Trading spaces: Brazil, because I love the culture and samba music.

Read this: “Divergent” by Veronica Roth. I enjoyed the book because of the action and romance.

Shout out to: Brooke, J. Evan, Dillon Francis, and my theater crew.

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