Indian Lake High School’s Seniors of the Month for January are Noah Hurley and Kelly Shoffner. Here are their comments.
Parents: Brianne Flesher and Joe Hurley
School Activities and Awards: Soccer, SADD, Key Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, FCCLA, Play Maker of the Year Award in Soccer
If I were principal for a day: I would organize a Field Day at the end of the year.
Favorite High School Memory: My years playing high school soccer were by far the best. The numbers we put up seemed poor, but the time we had as a team is something I’ll never forget.
People who have been an inspiration to me include: My parents and my teachers, Mr. Snapp and Mr. Shively, inspire
Lately I’ve been reading: The Golden Compass by Phillip Pullman
My advice to parents: My advice is simple. Everyone’s high school experience is different and today’s experience isn’t like it once was. So give your child the benefit of the doubt more often. It may seem crazy to you as a parent, but it might be what they need to do to make it through the year. With parent support, we can be successful.
My Biggest Regret: I don’t have any big regrets when it comes to my high school career.
Next Year I Will Be: I plan to do a little traveling, then return to find a job where I can expand my knowledge in retail and people. Long term, I hope to manage and own my own business.
Parents: Dave and Janelle Shoffner
School Activities: Volleyball, Swimming, National Honor Society, NHS County Vice President, ILHS Student Council President, Key Club, SADD, Business Professionals of America Reporter, HOBY, CBC Athlete of the Month, Honor Roll
If I were principal for the day: I would cater in Raising Canes and hold a kickball tournament outside.
Favorite School Memory: My favorite school memory is defeating Wapak in a tri-match during my senior season of the volleyball.
People who have been an inspiration to me: People who have inspired me include my parents, my family, and my coach, Jacque Strahley. They always push me to do my best.
Lately I’ve been reading: That Thing Around Your Next by Chimamanda Adiche
My advice to parents: My advice to parents is to always support your kids and motivate them to do their best.
My Biggest Regret: I regret not swimming all four years of high school.
Next Year I will be: Attending the University of Findlay and majoring in pre-physical therapy.
Information provided by the Indian Lake school district.