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Student of the Month Hunter Wolfe

Senior Hunter Wolfe, 17
, of Sterling, is one of Sterling High School’s January Students of the Month. He is the son of Shawn and Karen Wolfe; his siblings are Logan Wolfe, of Pennsylvania, and Sloane Wolfe, of Sterling.

Favorite class: AP U.S. History with Taylor Jackson, because she teaches the class in a discussion, and while you are talking, you are really learning a ton of information. Plus, she’s an awesome teacher.

Top teacher: Susan Lawson, English. She truly cares about the education and lives of her students. She is always willing to help you and be there for you. She has taught me the most about what to expect post-graduation.

Extracurriculars: Fall play, spring musical, Speech Team, Madrigals, Group Interpretation, contest play, National Honor Society, and the Mentor Program

After graduation: I plan to attend Sauk Valley Community College and study theater.

Paycheck: I work at Fun Jump in Sterling. I love my job, because there is always a great energy when working and it’s fun to watch the kids go crazy and just have a great time. Plus, you never know what is going to happen when you come in to work.

Favorite singer or musical group: Well, I tend to favor whatever comes up on my Pandora.

Favorite actor: Jennifer Lawrence

Favorite TV show: “The Walking Dead


Hobbies: Running, singing, playing video games

Favorite activities: Running, tennis, and lacrosse

Favorite food: Buffalo wings

Biggest fear: Man-eating spiders

Least-favorite class: Pre-calculus. ‘Twas a difficult battle for me!

What makes your blood boil? When people underestimate what they haven’t experienced yet.

What kind of music makes your skin crawl? Rap. It’s distasteful.

High school survival guide: GET INVOLVED! I promise you the more you are involved, the more you will absolutely love high school.

Useless knowledge: Pre-calc. Not that it’s “useless.” I just really hope that I never have to use it again.

In the dictionary next to: Ambitious. I will always try new things and no matter what, strive to do my absolute best. I have some pretty big goals, and I plan on fulfilling them!

Secret twin: I have been told I look like Ken (like, Barbie’s Ken), and I don’t know if that’s good or bad, but hey, I’ll stick with it, I guess.

Dream job: I would love to be the voice for one of Pixar’s iconic characters.

Trading spaces: Australia. I would love to explore there and hopefully come back with an Australian accent.

Read this: The Divergent series by Veronica Roth. Really fast, exciting read. I loved the story, and I just couldn’t put it down.

Shout out to: Mrs. Lawson, for preparing me for the real world! I owe you one.

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