Amy Smith has been a Grizzly for the past four years. During that time, she has been an active member of our community. In addition to being a student, Amy works at Chick Fil A as a trainer and volunteers at Burlington Animal Services.

Take a moment to check out the Q and A session with this remarkable young lady.

What clubs and organizations have you participated in as a Grizzly?

  • Student Council, Senior
  • Junior Marshal, Eleventh
  • Varsity Tennis, Freshman
  • Mentorship Club, Senior
  • CERT, Junior
  • PALs Program, Junior

Once you graduate high school, what is your college/career plan?

I have been accepted to College of Charleston. I plan on double majoring in elementary education and psychology. Once I graduate, I want to teach elementary children.

Can you tell us about an experience or project in a class that impacted you and explain why it did?

When I took public speaking in 11th grade, I gave a speech on the importance of mental health. I have always known how important it is to talk about, but when I presented my speech, I could tell it had touched many people, including the teacher.

Have you held any leadership roles on campus?

I am a leader in our Mentorship Program. I am in charge of communications. This means that I make sure everyone is notified about meetings and projects we have going on around campus.

What obstacles have you overcome during high school that has prepared you for the future?

I had some mental health issues when I started high school, and I have gotten much better. During this time, I learned a lot about myself. I learned that I should not give up and can reach my goals if I try hard enough.

How would people describe you? How do you describe yourself?

People would describe me as smart, positive, and chill. I would describe myself as quiet and intelligent.


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