Senior profile: Becca Bryan

» Age: 18

» School: Columbus East High School

» Who are your parents, grandparents and siblings?

Amy Buchanan (mother); Mark Bryan (father); Donna Skrypak, Ted Skrypak, Jean Bryan, Mike Bryan (grandparents); Everett Bryan (brother); Stuart Bryan (twin brother).

» Which elementary and middle school/junior high did you attend?

Richards Elementary School and Central Middle School.

» What’s your favorite class or part of the school day?

My art class.

» In which extracurricular activities do you participate?

Cheer, track, diving, National Art Honor Society.

» When you’re not in school, where’s your favorite place to be and why?

The gym, track or practice; I really enjoy getting active.

» What has been your greatest high school memory so far and why?

Getting involved in so many activities. It makes me feel a part of the community.

» What are you looking forward to after graduation?

Going to college to become a nurse.

» Who in your life has inspired you or whom do you look up to and why?

My dad and mom, though we don’t see eye to eye, they always give me advice I need to hear and lead me in the right direction.

» What is the most important thing you’ve learned during, or from, high school?

That no matter how hard it seems, as long as you do your best, you will achieve great things.

Note: This is a corrected version of an item that originally published Jan. 2.

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Kaitlyn Evener is an editorial assistant for The Republic. She can be reached at or 812-379-5633.