Senior profile — Reilly Walsh

Age: 17

School: Columbus East High School

Who are your parents/guardians, grandparents and siblings?

Parents: Brian and Rebekah Walsh; siblings: Patrick, Spencer and Matison grandparents: Amy Roth and Bart Walsh

Which elementary and middle school did you attend?

Parkside Elementary School and Northside Middle School

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

Economics, I get to work and interact with lots of friends.

In which extracurricular activities do you participate?

I play Ultimate Frisbee and play piano.

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

In my room — I’m lazy.

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

Dating one of my best friends because they made me feel important and gave me confidence in my future.

What are you looking forward to after graduation?

Working and preparing for college.

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

My dad, he’s a cool guy, he tells me like it is.

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

The only limit is your imagination.

Draw a picture, write a poem or create something that represents you. It can be anything you choose.

One tree can start a forest

One flower can wake a dream

One step must start each journey

One life can make a difference

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Matt Kent is a reporter for The Republic. He can be reached at 812-379-5712 or