Class of 2021: Alex Li – The Albany Academy

Alex Li - The Albany Academy
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Alex Li - The Albany Academy

The Albany Academy

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Alex Li

VALEDICTORIAN

Parents: Ying Shi and Wen Li

College or other plans: Cornell University

After college: Undecided

What has been the hardest part of the last year of school, and The most rewarding: One and the same — applying to college

What have you learned about yourself during the pandemic/ How have you changed: I’ve learned that I am much closer to my friends and family than I thought, and they are important for my well-being. I would like to think I’ve become more organized and neater as I’ve spent more time at home.

What is the memory of high school you will never forget: My favorite memory of high school is sitting in calls with my friends at 3 a.m.

What will you miss most about high school: I’m going to miss my friends very much.

What’s in your music player: “Perfect Places” by Lorde

Favorite book or author: “Born to Run” by Christopher McDougall

Best part about graduating: I’m moving on to the next big thing in life

Who or what inspires you: My friends and family inspire me

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