Meet Olivia again! Here’s why she thinks she is more than just a teenager: “Because I have potential and support to become an influential, independent person someday.”
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What are your favorite activities?
Choir, swimming, soduku puzzles, watching John Green’s Mental Floss videos on YouTube.
What do you do on a typical night out with friends?
We would dress up pretty form some pictures and go out to eat, then go home and watch a movie in pajamas.
When you were little, what did you dream of being when you grew up?
Marine biologist. I had a phase where I was obsessed with dolphins.
Do you have a book you could read over and over?
Paper Towns by John Green.
What food does your family cook that you will miss when you go to college?
Chicken fajitas or mini turkey meatloaves with prosciutto.
What TV show are you addicted to?
Who are your role models and why?
Meghan Trainor – she is confident and happy with herself even though her body type is different from the other celebrities. My swim coach – she works two jobs, stays in great shape, and she never gives up when she is frustrated. My cousin Maddie because she works persistently to balance college cheerleading with business school. My former assistant manager at Aeropostale, she would say encouraging things to us through our earpieces. My parents – we may argue sometimes, but they are loving and patient.
What are your hopes/plans for the future?
I want to go to Purdue for athletic training because I took a sports med class and loved it. And after that I would like to be a trainer for a college or pro team because I like working with a specific, close knit group of people.
What do you want people to remember about you when they look back on your senior year?
That I had a great time, kept working hard, and made everyone feel welcome.
What kind of impact do you want to make on the world?
I want people to let go of who they think they should be and become who they want to be.