Class of 2021: Lilian Mitchell – Broadalbin-Perth High School

Lilian Mitchell - Broadalbin-Perth High School
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Lilian Mitchell - Broadalbin-Perth High School

Broadalbin-Perth High School

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Lilian Mitchell

Salutatorian

PARENTS: Travis and Erin Mitchell

COLLEGE OR OTHER PLANS: University of Massachusetts Amherst

AFTER COLLEGE: I plan to pursue environmental engineering and eventually take over the family engineering firm.

WHAT HAS BEEN THE HARDEST PART OF THE LAST YEAR OF SCHOOL, and THE MOST REWARDING: Staying motivated and involved throughout my senior year. The most rewarding part is discovering that I’m more capable and independent than I knew, and I’m prepared for college because of it.

WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNED ABOUT YOURSELF DURING THE PANDEMIC/HOW HAVE YOU CHANGED: I learned to slow down and appreciate my time with family and friends. Instead of packing my schedule, I’m now taking time to spend with loved ones more often.

WHAT IS THE MEMORY OF SCHOOL YOU WILL NEVER FORGET/WHAT WILL YOU MISS MOST ABOUT HIGH SCHOOL: When some of my classmates and I wore football uniforms for our junior year pep rally flat. I’m going to miss all of the wonderful people I got to know during my high school career.

WHAT’S IN YOUR MUSIC PLAYER: “Dancing with Myself” by Billy Joel

FAVORITE BOOK OR AUTHOR: J.K. Rowling

BEST PART ABOUT GRADUATING: I’m looking forward to having more independence and starting life on my own path.

WHO OR WHAT INSPIRES YOU: Women working in STEM and I aspire to join them someday.

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