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Student of the Month Megan Rosengren

Megan Rosengren, 18, of Rock Falls, is Newman Central Catholic High School’s April Student of the Month. She is the daughter of Gene and Sherry Rosengren, and has a brother, Shawn, 16, and a sister, Breann, 13.

Favorite class: Anatomy, because I find the human body very interesting, and I enjoy learning about what goes on inside of me. I find it very “humerus.”

Top teacher: Bob McKinley, American history. He taught us about history through sharing his knowledge and life experiences, which made the class fun.

Extracurriculars: Volleyball, National Honor Society, Key Club, Illinois State Scholar, and rosary club. I also coached a club volleyball team this past winter.

After graduation: I am going to attend Sauk Valley Community College and then transfer to a 4-year university. I plan to major in speech-language pathology or accounting.

Paycheck: During this school year, I worked with Joel Downie, CPA, and learned about various aspects of accounting. From spring to fall, I work for Selmi’s Greenhouse and Farm Market.

Favorite singers/musical group: Luke Bryan, Justin Timberlake, Florida Georgia Line

Favorite actor: Will Ferrell

Favorite TV show: “Chrisley Knows Best”

Favorite outdoor activity: Going on bike rides with my family

Favorite food: Smothered chicken from the Railside

Biggest fear: Getting lost

What makes your blood boil? Disrespectful people, and my dad’s awful jokes

What kind of music makes your skin crawl? Techno

Favorite hangout: My house, because I am a homebody.

High school survival guide: Surround yourself with positive people, and be respectful to everyone you meet.

Useless knowledge: As my English teacher Mrs. Spencer says, there is no such thing as useless knowledge.

I’m in the dictionary next to: Frazzled, because I am always worrying about something.

Personal trivia: I had a pet frog named Lily as a child.

Dream job: A chef, so I could learn how to cook tasty food – or any food.

Shout out to: My grandma, Doris Hageman.

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