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A-FC Student of the Month

Ashton-Franklin Center High School’s March Student of the Month is Demetrius Lahman, 18, of Franklin Grove, He is working out his post-graduation plans, and in the meantime, is working at Angelo’s III in Dixon.
Ashton-Franklin Center High School’s March Student of the Month is Demetrius Lahman, 18, of Franklin Grove, He is working out his post-graduation plans, and in the meantime, is working at Angelo’s III in Dixon.

Demetrius Lahman, 18, of Franklin Grove, is Ashton Franklin Center High School’s March Student of the Month. His parents are Jodie Lahman, 47, and Jim Lahman, 51 and his brothers are Josh, 29, of Palatine, Justin, 28, and Jorden, 26, both of Amboy.

Favorite class? Biology, it is fun and laid back.

Least-favorite class? Consumers, there was a lot of homework.

Favorite teacher? Jodie Lahman, teacher’s aide. She helps me in school and life.

School activities in which you participate? Football and wrestling

Civic, church, volunteer or other activities in which you participate? Blood donor and volunteer at Grace Fellowship Church in Amboy.

Do you have a job? Angelo’s III in Dixon

How would you describe your group of friends? They love to have fun and joke around.

What is something you learned in high school that you think you will never use? The Pythagorean theorem

What kind of music are you listening to? Rap, hip-hop

What is your favorite ...

App? Snapchat

Food? Pizza

Game or activity? Football

Movie? “Happy Gilmore”

TV show? “Family Guy”

Sports team? Dallas Cowboys 

What’s the one thing in your life you can’t do without? My mom and dad.

What is your advice for surviving high school? Be kind and don’t always think about yourself.

If you could change one thing about your school, what would it be and why? To install air conditioning, because it gets hot.

What scares you? The future. I never know what it holds.

What did you think about the election, presidential candidates? They aren’t as good as Abe Lincoln.

If you could try any job for a day, what would it be? A zoo keeper.

If you could go anywhere in the world for free, where would it be? Disney, because that is where dreams come true.

What is a good book you read recently? “American Sniper” by William Morrow. It tells about the American hero Chris Kyle and how his legacy was built. It was inspiring.

What is your proudest moment? Graduating. I am finally done.

Who is your hero, role model? My brother Josh. He is a great person, and I’ve looked up to him the most through out my life.

What do you think your life will be like 10 years from now? I will be wealthy and have a house and family of my own.

Is there someone you’d like to send a shout out to? I’d like to thank my mom and dad for doing a great job raising me.

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