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Student: Claudia Brown, senior

Nominating staff member: Mr. David Schmitt, English teacher

Nomination statement: “Claudia is a fantastic student and a true joy to have in class. I have taught Claudia for the past two years in AP Seminar and AP Research. She has shown herself to be someone who works incredibly hard, has a wonderful and outgoing personality, and is driven to be successful in everything she puts her mind to.


What was a dream career you had as a child? “As a kid, I wanted to be in the FBI.”

When was the last time you cried of happiness and why? “The last time I cried of happiness was when we read off Shakespearean insults in class after a book of them was given as a gift.”

Whom is your hero and why? My heroes would be the numerous directors I have had as they have taught me to believe in myself and to persevere.”

Where do you see yourself in five years? “In five years, I hope to be finishing up my first year in law school.”

What is one place you would really like to visit and why? “Iceland. I did a project on the country in sixth grade and have been interested in the culture and landscapes of it ever since.”

Whom is one person — alive or dead — you would like to share a meal with? “Ruth Bader Ginsburg, just to ask what it was like going into a field and constantly facing adversity.”