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Student of the Week

updated: 3/13/2017 10:06 AM

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Laken Miller

Harrisburg High School


Recommended by Principal Scott Dewar

Q. What makes this student stand out?

Scott Dewar: Laken is a great student academically and socially. Laken is a very kind person and cares about others. She is respected by her peers and considered a leader in her class.

Q. This year, what's the best part about high school?

Laken: Knowing how I do this year academically and socially will determine what my future holds.

Q. What are you passionate about right now? How are you acting on that passion?

Laken: I really enjoy taking art because it makes me feel creative and makes me do art projects at home.

Q. What are you thinking of doing after high school? Why does this appeal to you?

Laken: I plan on attending USI and going to medical school.

Q. Who should play you if the story of your life is filmed?

Laken: I don't know.

Q. Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

Laken: Hopefully, doing a residency in a hospital.