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Emmaus High School names student of the week

Q. In what grade are you currently enrolled?

A. I am currently a 12th grade student at Emmaus High School.

Q. Please provide the first names of your family members: parents, siblings and pets.

A. My parents are Irene and Vaselios and my brother’s name is George.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

A. My favorite subject is math because each question has a clear and concise answer.

Q. Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A. I have received principal’s honor roll all three years of high school so far, won fourth place in tennis doubles Eastern Pennsylvania Conference in 10th grade, won third place in tennis doubles EPCs in 11th grade, placed first in the Future Business Leaders of America’s regional competition for business management and placed sixth place in the FBLA state competition for business management.

Q. Are you involved in any extracurricular activities? How has COVID-19 impacted these activities?

A. I am on the varsity tennis team, orchestra, vice president of the economics and investment club, historian of FBLA, employed at HomeGoods®, a Hornet Ambassador and member of National Honor Society. COVID-19 impacted these activities significantly. In tennis we were only able to play about half of our matches and EPCs were canceled. There was no winter orchestra concert and the one in the spring was outdoors. All club meetings were held through Zoom meetings and we were unable to participate in any activities available.

Q. What do you consider your biggest challenge to date?

A. Currently my biggest challenge is deciding on the college or university I will be attending next fall.

Q. What is your next goal after high school?

A. My next goal after high school is to go to college and graduate with an engineering degree.

Q. Whom do you admire? Why?

A. I admire both of my parents because they are both extremely hardworking and kind.

Q. For what would you like to be remembered?

A. I would like to be remembered for my kindness and drive for success.

Q. Do you have any advice for your peers?

A. The advice I have for my peers is to make sure you have a balance between school, extracurricular activities and your social life. This will not only make you a more well rounded person, but is a great way to keep yourself happy.