The NCVPS Super Student Award is for students who have gone above and beyond the course requirements and as a result have enriched the content, class dynamic, their own learning, their classmates’ learning, and even their teacher’s learning.
“Next year, I will attend UCF to obtain a dual degree in biomedical science and mechanical engineering. After that, I plan to get my masters and Ph.D. in biomedical engineering and then hope to get involved in medical research and development.” –Alyssa M.
“Alyssa frequently worked ahead, made stellar grades, was never behind, always responded to messages, and generally did a great job on everything this year! ” –William Benner, NCVPS AP Physics Teacher
Advice for Online Students
Set aside some time to work on online every day! Since there is no exact time in the school day for online classes, it is easy to skip online work. Having a specific time to work on online ensures that everything will still get done.
I spend most of my time on Instagram. I like Instagram because it enables me to keep in touch with friends and family who live far away.
Gadgets and Things
I would not be able to function without GPS. GPS makes traveling so much easier, as trying to navigate with a physical map is nearly impossible while driving.
My biggest goal was to get through this semester without succumbing to senioritis. The closer graduation gets, the harder it seems to get things done!
I am the youngest senior at my school!
My favorite book is Looking for Alaska by John Green. While e-books are more convenient, there is something about having a printed book to curl up and read with on rainy days.
My favorite band is Imagine Dragons.
My go-to movie is Pride and Prejudice.
I have a five-year-old bearded dragon named Puff!
“The best thing about online is how flexible scheduling is. Having the opportunity to take an online class not only allowed me to take an AP that is not offered by my school, but also opened up time in my schedule to take more face-to-face classes that my school offers.”–Alyssa M.