Faculty and students at Key West High School chose a Weekly Student by selecting candidates with good character, achievements and involvement. These students stand out amongst their peers and are recognized by the Key West Weekly.
Kaitlyn Russell, Senior
Q: What clubs and/or sports are you in and what do you like about them?
A: I am on the executive board with the Special Olympics, in Police Explorers and Conchettes. What I love about being involved with these clubs is that I can meet new people and grow.
Q: Who is your role model and why?
A: My mom is my role model because she is a strong individual and doesn’t let anything get in her way.
Q: What is your favorite class and why?
A: My favorite class is law studies and government because I really enjoy reading about the rights that I have and more about the law that I never knew.
Q: Outside school what do you enjoy doing?
A: I enjoy swimming, laying out by the pool, going to the beach and listening to music.
Q: Do you have any hidden talents?
A: I know sign language.
Q: What are your plans after high school?
A: After high school my plan is to join the police academy and major in criminology in the fall at FKCC.
Q: What advice would you give to a younger student?
A: I would tell them to never settle for anything; to be your own person and not what others want you to be.
Q: If you could travel anywhere where would you go?
A: I would travel to Hawaii to visit another island and continue living the “island life.”
Q: If you could change anything about the world, what would you change?
A: I would change the world’s perspective on children and adults with special needs. They are just as smart and strong as anybody else and their skills are taken for granted.
Q: If you could have any superpower what would it be and why?
A: If I could have the superpower of being able to fly that would be awesome.