Fort Plain High School
PARENTS: Stephanie and Ronald Paradiso
COLLEGE OR OTHER PLANS: Keuka College for adolescent education with a concentration in social studies.
AFTER COLLEGE: Become an educator/teacher.
WHAT HAS BEEN THE HARDEST PART OF THE LAST YEAR OF SCHOOL and THE MOST REWARDING: The hardest part has been not having as much contact with each other and missing out on important moments. The most rewarding has been seeing all of my hard work pay off.
WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNED ABOUT YOURSELF DURING THE PANDEMIC/HOW HAVE YOU CHANGED: I learned that I have good time management and that I definitely had a packed schedule before the pandemic. It taught me I need to set aside time to relax. I have become more confident in my ability, and I have changed how I go about spending my time.
WHAT IS THE MEMORY OF SCHOOL YOU WILL NEVER FORGET/WHAT WILL YOU MISS MOST ABOUT HIGH SCHOOL: The day before Christmas break (volleyball, secret Santa and hot coca). I will miss seeing all of my friends and teachers. I’ll miss the announcements because I know my jokes make people laugh.
WHAT’S IN YOUR MUSIC PLAYER: All different genres, altronic, country, pop
FAVORITE BOOK OR AUTHOR: “Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix”
BEST PART ABOUT GRADUATING: Starting a brand-new chapter and meeting new people.
WHO OR WHAT INSPIRES YOU: The drive to do better and be successful.