Lions Student of the Month: Miranda Chadbourne

SC 17 miranda chadbourneMiranda L. Chadbourne of Bridgton has been selected as the area Lions Clubs’ “Student of the Month” for November.

Each month, area Lions Clubs recognize a Lake Region High School senior who has excelled academically. The recipient is honored at a Lions’ dinner meeting and is presented a monetary award.

Parents: Gary and Laurie Chadbourne

Sibling: Jacob

Activities: Field Hockey, Basketball, Varsity Club president, National Honor Society, Math Team

Community activities: Law Enforcement Torch Run for Maine Special Olympics, Youth Field Hockey Program volunteer, Youth Basketball Program volunteer, Earth Day volunteer, Red Cross Certified Water Safety Instructor

Hobbies: Running, hiking, biking, swimming, skiing

Future plans: Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Schools applied to: University of New England, Holy Cross, St. Anselm, Amherst

What is your favorite class? MC. My favorite class is Spanish. I’ve enjoyed the challenge of learning a foreign language for four years. Also, Mrs. Hubka is an amazing teacher that brought so much fun into the classroom. I hope someday to travel to Spain.

What is your toughest class? MC. My toughest class is without a doubt math. I have to really focus because the concepts take time for me to fully understand.

How do you balance your class work and your extracurricular activities? MC. Having a busy schedule forces me to manage my time and prompts me to get my work done before or after practice or a game. I try to stay very organized.

What is the biggest challenge high school students face today? MC. Finding the balance between academics, athletics, social time and family time.

Who has inspired you educationally?  MC. My parents have always supported me in my studies and in all aspects of my life.  They have encouraged me to challenge myself and have taught me that knowledge is the key to success, and with effort and commitment, anything is possible.


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