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.