Ballston Spa High School
Parents: Leslie and Paul Reisinger
College or other plans: Boston College
After College: Plans to attend medical school to become a pediatric oncologist.
What has been the hardest part of the last year of school and the most rewarding: The most difficult part of this last year of school was understanding and getting used to the new hybrid schedule and balancing it alongside other activities, but the most rewarding part was that it taught me new, creative ways to maintain connections with my friends outside of school.
What have you learned about yourself during the pandemic/how have you changed: The pandemic has proved to me that I can overcome challenges and stressful situations and excel in spite of them, making me into a resourceful person.
What is the memory of high school you will never forget: Sitting under the stars with my friends during the school-sponsored Costa Rica trip
What will you miss most about high school: All of the friends and teachers who have helped me along the way
What’s in your music player: The Beatles, Billy Joel, and Harry Styles
Favorite book or author: “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak
Best part about graduating: Spending my last summer with my friends before moving on to the next chapter of my life
Who or what inspires you: My sister Kylie