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.
Angela Martin, Senior
Q: What clubs and/or sports are you in and what do you like about them?
A: I am president of Beta, treasurer of Mu Alpha, Theta, Zonta Club, Student Council executive board, Be the Change, varsity soccer, Mistys and Keys Kids. I like these activities because they give me a chance express myself and let me give back to my community.
Q: Who is your role model and why?
A: My mom is my role model because she has always been there for me and has supported me through everything. She has helped me through all my struggles and has always been there.
Q: What is your favorite class and why?
A: AP Government and choir. AP Government is a favorite class of mine because I am very interested in the law and justice and choir gives me the chance to be with other great singers and work together to put together truly amazing pieces. It allows you to express yourself in song.
Q: Outside school what do you enjoy doing?
A: I enjoy my job at Chico’s Cantina. I also like hanging with my friends, going out on the boat, reading, dancing and performing.
Q: Do you have any hidden talents?
A: I like to write songs. I’m also very clumsy and can find a way to trip over almost anything.
Q: What are your plans after high school?
A: I am going to FSU to pursue a double major in acting and criminology.
Q: What advice would you give to a younger student?
A: To never take anything for granted. Take every opportunity you get and whatever you do, do with your heart. Do things you enjoy. Get involved in your school and community, work hard, never give up and most importantly be yourself.
Q: If you could travel anywhere where would you go?
A: Either New York City or Paris. I love big cities and the diverse atmosphere they have.
Q: If you could change anything about the world what would you change?
A: I would change the lives of all the children that feel ignored or neglected. I think every child deserves a fun, memorable childhood.
Q: If you could have any superpower what would it be and why?
A: It would be the power to transport so I could be at many places at one time and be doing different things all at once.