The Parkwood Middle School Renaissance Program celebrates the academic and behavioral achievement of its diverse student body. To qualify, students must maintain a "B" average and not have any major disciplinary actions on file. In the coming weeks, we will be spotlighting a few Renaissance Award winners and trying to figure out how these excellent students are so successful. The next interview in our series is with 6th grader Summer Shearin. Thanks again Parkwood Press member Madi Young for submitting this article for publication.
Madi Young: Congratulations on making Renaissance! What is your secret to success? How did you do it?
Summer Shearin: Working hard and in a quiet space.
Madi Young: What are your plans for after high school?
Summer Shearin: I want to go to a 4 year college then find a good job to support me in life.
Madi Young: What motivates you?
Summer Shearin: Music. Also knowing that I am getting good grades.
Madi Young: What is your favorite color?
Summer Shearin: Green
Madi Young: What is your favorite class?
Summer Shearin: Social studies
Madi Young: Who is your favorite teacher and why?
Summer Shearin: Mrs.Kerr! She is my favorite teacher because she is funny, a good teacher, and she gives easy work.
Be on the lookout for more articles about excellence in student achievement here at Parkwood Middle School!