Rotary Good Citizen Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith of Naples has been selected as the Bridgton-Lake Region Rotary Club’s “Citizen of the Month” for January.

Each month, the Rotary Club recognizes a Lake Region High School student who displays good citizenship and contributes to the school community. The recipient is honored at a Rotary breakfast meeting and is presented a monetary gift.

Parent: Wendy Palmer

What do you like most about school, why? I like athletics the most because it helps me stay focused and has taught me many lessons in life.

What is your biggest challenge in school? My biggest challenge in school is writing essays.

What is your favorite subject, and why? Science, because lots of it is hands on.

If you could change one thing about school, what would it be (and why)? I would change the start time because people aren’t usually focused that early in the morning.

What characteristics do you believe a good teacher should possess? Kindness, honesty and integrity.

What goals did you hope to achieve during your high school days? I hope to develop as a student so I am prepared for college and life.

What do you hope to do in the future in terms of career, and why are you headed in that direction? I want to go into the medical field because I love helping people and I love science.

What do you think it will take to be successful in the future? Hard work and perseverance.

What lesson have you learned while at Lake Region High School that will help you in the future? I learned many useful lessons. One of them is to never give up and if you fail it only means that you need to try harder. I also learned that being respectful and honest to everyone you meet and know is very important.

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