The September Seniors of the Month at West Liberty-Salem High School are Logan Cole and Dierdre McGill. Here are their comments.
PARENTS: Ryan and Julie Cole
School Activities and Awards: Student Council, Link Crew, Key Club, Quick Recall, NHS, Class President
If I were principal for a day: I would allow people to wear hats whenever they want.
Favorite school memory: Hilarious conversations at the lunch table with my friends.
People who have been an inspiration to me include: My older sister Leah
Because: She went through high school before me, and all of her successes have given me accomplishments to work toward.
Lately, I have been reading: Lord of the Flies (Summer Reading)
My advice to parents: Encourage your kids to get involved. It makes High School a much better experience.
My biggest regret: Not getting to know more people during Freshman and Sophomore years.
Next year I will be: Going to college somewhere (not sure yet).
Parents: Jonathan McGill and Shannon McGill
School Activities and Awards: Student Council Co-President, Key Club officer, Soccer Captain, Softball, Link Crew, Mock Trial, I-Pad Committee
If I Were Principal for a Day: I’d provide a free buffet throughout the entire day for anyone and let everyone just watch movies, play games, or nap.
Favorite School Memory: Being a part of the Jungle at football and basketball games.
People Who Have Been an Inspiration to me Include: My dad
Because: My dad has made me into who I am today. He has always pushed me to be the best I can be, and has encouraged me to try new things even when it scared me. He’s also an amazing example of what a Godly man really looks like.
Lately, I Have Been reading: The Screwtape Letters by CS Lewis.
My Advice to Parents: Encourage your kids to try new things, and to not let them give up when it starts to become hard.
My Biggest Regret: I wasn’t involved enough/outgoing when I was an underclassman.
Next Year I Will Be: Attending a college to become a physical therapist.
Information provided by the West Liberty-Salem school district.