Tremper High School
Parents: Esau Patterson and Renetta Ball-Patterson
Most memorable high school moment: My senior year of football and finishing third in our division in tackles.
Most influential teacher: Patrick Gazarkiewicz
Class taught: AP Chemistry
Please explain why: Mr. Gazarkiewicz is one of the best teachers I have ever had for many reasons. AP Chemistry is one of the harder classes at Tremper, but he makes it easy by taking his time and making sure you understand. He is also very knowledgeable at more things than just chemistry. Every time I leave his class I have learned something new.
School activities/clubs: Wind ensemble
School athletics: Football, tennis, track
Honors, letters or awards: Academic letter; varsity letter; band letter; SEC All-Conference (Football); Honor Roll; State for solo ensemble two years in a row; AP Distinction; 100-plus community service hours distinction
Out-of-school activities/hobbies: Volunteering at the Shalom Center; hanging out with friends; playing basketball; working out; swimming; reading; watching movies
College choice: Undecided
Intended major/field of study: Pre-med
Role model: My grandfather
Three words that best describe my role model: Supportive, caring, intelligent
What I hope to accomplish in my lifetime: I hope to be successful enough to support my family, leave my mark on the world and be someone others can look up to.