Audrey Short and Ross Stevens are February’s Seniors of the Month at Riverside High School. Their comments follow.
Parents: Karena and Douglas Hager
School Activities and Awards: Interact President, FCA, NHS, Youth Leadership, BPA, Shoes for Orphan Souls, Honda Breakfast Award
If I were Principal for a day: I would have a giant movie/food day
Favorite School Memory: Powderpuff my junior year.
People who have been an inspiration to me: My parents, grandparents, friends and teachers.
Lately, I have been reading: Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austin
My advice to parents: Push your kids to strive for who they want to be and what they want to do. Don’t push them to be like you and do what you want them to do.
My biggest regret: Not putting myself out there, meeting new people and making new friends.
Next year I will be: Attending Wright State University Lake Campus.
Parents: Charles and Lori Stevens
School Activities and Awards: BPA, NHS, United Way, Youth Leadership, Golf and Basketball. Achieved the scholar athlete award in every sport for all four years in high school. Attended the Honda Scholarship breakfast for the last 3 years in History, English 10, and English 11. Received the West Point Leadership Award and recently advanced to state for the Accounting Contest in BPA.
If I were Principal for a day: I would give the students an hour lunch and let them leave to go eat somewhere.
Favorite School Memory: Playing in our annual dodgeball tournament each year.
People who have been an inspiration to me: Tim McGill, Kenny Truster and my cousin Ryan.
Lately, I have been reading: MacBeth
My advice to parents: Do not worry about me too much at college, I will be fine. Just have fun with Sawyer and take good care of her.
My biggest regret: Not taking media arts my freshman and sophomore year.
Next Year I will be: Attending The Ohio State University.
Submitted by the Riverside school district.