Miranda Etgen and Caleb James White are the March Seniors of the Month at West Liberty-Salem High School. Here are their comments.
PARENTS: Ray and Kathy Etgen
School Activities and Awards: Science Olympiad, Band, volleyball, Link Crew, National Honor Society, iPad Committee, Calculus Club, 4 year academic achievement recipient
If I were principal for a day: I would have mandatory nap time and recess, and add a full week for spring break
Favorite school memory: Making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich in the talent show with my sister sophomore year
People who have been an inspiration to me include: My parents
Because: They have taught me everything that I know, and shaped me into the that person I am today
Lately, I have been reading: Hamlet, and The Week magazine for current issues
My advice to parents: Let your kids make their own mistakes to learn from them, but be there to catch them and help them when they fall
My biggest regret: Being too afraid of everyone else’s opinion when I was an underclassman
Next year I will be: Attending Kent State University to become a high school math teacher
Caleb James White
PARENTS: Kevin and Terri White
School Activities and Awards: Choir, Drama Club, Musical, Youth group, student council, Homecoming Court 2015, White tiger award 2013, 2014, and 2015, and The Hustle Award 2012.
If I were principal for a day: I would serve ice cream at lunch, initiate a nap time, and give more money to the art departments.
Favorite school memory: Going on the class trip to Washington D.C and participating in musical.
People who have been an inspiration to me include: God, Parents, and Michael Bublé.
Because: God is amazing and all-powerful, My parents are loving and Supportive and Michael Bublé has an amazing voice.
Lately, I have been reading: Hamlet and The Bible.
My advice to parents: Always smile when you see your children and support them in their decisions.
My biggest regret: My biggest regret is not staying in band during high-school.
Next year I will be: Attending Word of Life Bible Institute in New York.
Information provided by the West Liberty-Salem school district.