The West Liberty-Salem Seniors of the Month of November are Katie Hartsel and Connor Motzko. Here are their comments.
PARENTS: Joe and Julie Hartsel
School Activities and Awards: Key Club, NHS, indoor/outdoor track and field, cross country, calculus club
If I were principal for a day: Make all classes outside
Favorite school memory: Helping in the multiple disabilities room
People who have been an inspiration to me include: Taylor Henault
Because: she has such strong faith.
Lately, I have been reading: Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller
My advice to parents: Give you children lots of ice cream and chocolate
My biggest regret: Not enjoying the first years of high school more.
Next year I will be: Attending college for communication disorders
PARENTS: Dale & Jodi Motzko
School Activities and Awards: Class of 2017 Secretary, NHS Secretary, Student Council Secretary, Link Crew, Science Olympiad, Quick Recall, and Soccer
If I were principal for a day: I would throw a big pizza party for the whole school, and give everyone free ice cream.
Favorite school memory: The 7th grade class field trip to Chicago.
People who have been an inspiration to me include: My parents
Because: They are trustworthy and caring people who always keep a positive attitude when faced with a problem.
Lately, I have been reading: School assignments and information about colleges.
My advice to parents: Always be encouraging and supportive towards your kids with everything that they do. Also be there to help them when they need help.
My biggest regret: Would be not hanging out with my friends at all of the sports games, and not being more involved in clubs and activities earlier in high school.
Next year I will be: Hopefully either attending Bowling Green State University or The Ohio State University, with an undecided major.
Information provided by the West Liberty-Salem school district.