Maddie Bowman and Kyle Knight are the December Students of the Month at Riverside High School. Here are their comments.
Parents: Dan and Jenn Bowman, Tyan and Randy Lambert
School activities & awards: Youth Leadership, BPA officer, Volleyball and Track, NHS Society, Interact and Student Council.
If I were principal for a day: If I were principal for a day I would let school start later, and we would have a giant pizza party.
Favorite school memory: My favorite school memory is Powderpuff all four years were great fun, to hang out with my class and playing football was awesome!
People who have been an inspiration to me include: The people who have been an inspiration to me are my parents, God, and my best friend!
Lately, I have been reading: Lately I have been reading a Harry Turtledove series, I am almost done!
My advice to parents: My advice to parents would be let your kid grow and become the person they are meant to be, of course guide them through this experience but let them make decisions so they can learn from their mistakes!
My biggest regret: My biggest regret was for the first two years of high school I was not involved in really anything. I realized how much I missed.
Next year I will be: Next year I will be attending Sinclair for Hospitality Management Event Planning!
Parents: Jan and Kevin Knight
School activities & awards: Vice president of Senior class, Student Council, BPA, United Way Youth Allocations Committee, National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, Pirate Advisory Council, and 4 years of Basketball.
If I were principal for a day: I would allow kids to go to any class they want and I would also let them go out to eat for lunch.
Favorite school memory: My 8th grade D.C. trip.
People who have been an inspiration to me include: People who have inspired me are my parents, grandparents, and Mr. Mann.
Lately, I have been reading: Anything I need to for school and anything related to sports.
My advice to parents: Let your kids be who they want to be and support them through everything.
My biggest regret: Not getting to know some of my classmates earlier in high school.
Next year I will be: Attending Bowling Green State University majoring in Early Childhood Education.
Information submitted by the Riverside school district.