Senior profile: Mitchell Becher

» Age: 19

» School: Columbus North High School

» Who are your parents, grandparents and siblings?

Parents: Camilla Sue Becher, William H. Becher. Grandparents: Thomas Becher, Jean Becher. Siblings: Madeleine Becher, Lillian Becher, Joseph Becher and Eli Becher.

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

None. I have never attended a middle or elementary school; I entered public education as a high school freshman when I was 15.

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

My favorite classes are business- or math-based ones.

» In which extracurricular activities do you participate?

Tutoring fifth- and sixth-graders.

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

Home; it’s quiet and air-conditioned.

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

My greatest high school memory would be finishing my advanced accounting class.

» What are you looking forward to after graduation?

Work. Some college.

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

Very few positive influences, though mostly my father for being successful.

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

The most important things I learned from high school would be English, math and business skills, though mostly English.

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