Riverside High School’s Seniors of the Month for January are Paige Barger and Shawn Crawford. Here are their comments.
Parents: Brande and John Barger
School Activities and Awards: Interact, BPA, FFA, NHS
If I were Principal for a Day: I would fill the hallways with shaving cream, creating a day of shaving cream ice skating.
Favorite School Memory: My favorite school memory was last year during a home basketball game when I shot my first buzzer beater, winning the game by two points.
People who have been an inspiration to me: My mom. Leslie Frost, and my grandma.
Lately, I have been reading: Macbeth in my AP English Class
My advice to parents: My advice to parents is to never deny your child from letting them be themselves, and experience new things. Also, you must realize that they are growing every day, so help by guiding them instead of doing things for them.
My biggest regret: My biggest regret would have to be not playing basketball my senior year. I miss the team so much.
Next year I will be: Next year I will be taking STNA programs to get my certification. While doing so I will be working in a nursing home saving money and getting experience before pursuing full time college to become a registered nurse.
Parents: Robert and Tanya Crawford
School Activities and Awards: Football and Basketball. 1st Team NWCC, All Southwest District, 2nd Team All-State
If I were principal for a day: I would make people wear uniforms
Favorite School Memory: Winning our first ever playoff game.
People who have been an inspiration to me include: Coach McGill, my step-parents.
Lately, I have been reading: Articles on football.
My advice to parents: Let kids do what they want and be anything they want.
My biggest regret: Not being dedicated to football for all four years.
Next Year I will be: Working on attending school and trying to play football.