Senior profile: Skylar Fleetwood

Senior profile

Skylar Fleetwood

Age: 17

High school: Columbus North

Who are your parents, grandparents and siblings:

Parents, Brian and Missy Fleetwood; younger sister, Peyton; grandparents, Bob and Kathy Ward and Dale and Sandra Fleetwood.

Which elementary and middle school did you attend?

St. Bartholomew

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

Debs and Music Men, this is the class where I can be myself and do what I love … sing!

In which extracurricular activities, including music, sports or clubs, do you participate?

Debuteens and Music Men — Show Choir; 25th Street Singers; Jazz Choir; Teens for Life, a pro-life youth group.

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

My own room. I can shut myself in and usually end up singing for hours.

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

Singing “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)” during the 2014 American Pie at North.

What are you looking forward to after graduation and why?

I am looking forward to attending Indiana University and furthering my knowledge in history and hopefully becoming a history teacher.

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

Janie Gordon. She has taught me so much about music and has helped me come out of my skin and embrace who I am.

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

I’ve learned that it’s OK to be yourself. Everyone is unique in their own way, and you just need to embrace who you are.