Heidi Dittmer, Central High School

Heidi Dittmer

Central High School

Nickname: Bubbles

Parents: Andrew and Shelia Dittmer

Most memorable high school moment: When the boys basketball team made it to state in the final four.

Most influential teacher: Lisa Carnahan

Class taught: Math

Please explain why: Miss Carnahan is always willing to help her students even after they have passed through her classroom. I have been able to see her in many different lights, such as being an accompanist, a teacher and a Relay for Life team member every year.

School activities/clubs: Family Career & Community Leaders, freshman mentors, Key Club, peer helpers/tutors

School athletics: Track manager

Honors, letters or awards: 4-H Key Award; Kindness Award; Student Achiever Award three times; Choir letter; Academic letter; Mu Alpha Theta; Citizenship Washington Focus; Honor Roll

Out-of-school activities/hobbies: 4-H

College choice: University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, Mo.

Intended major/field of study: Special education teaching; social work

Role model: Sara Quick

Three words that best describe my role model: Patient, good listener, helpful

What I hope to accomplish in my lifetime: To make a difference in children’s lives every day for the better. Hopefully, teach them something new each and every day.