Student of the Month: Elysha Bosworth

Elysha Bosworth of Naples has been selected as the area Lions Clubs’ “Student of the Month” for October.

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 savings bond.

Parents: Todd and Jen Bosworth.

Siblings: Theodore (“T”) Bosworth and Daria Bosworth.

Activities: Track and field (indoor and outdoor), school play and musical.

Community activities: Tutoring.

Hobbies: Rock climbing, SCA events, reading.

Future plans: Counseling psychologist specializing in children.

What is your favorite class? English, because I love reading and discussing the finer points of literature. It is what I love and a challenge all in one.

What is your toughest class? Math, because I have a hard time learning the concepts and applying them.

How do you balance your class work and your extracurricular activities? I am extremely organized. I plan my day on a tight schedule and go from there. I take everything as it comes, one thing at a time.

What is the biggest challenge high school students face today? Balancing schoolwork, a job and extracurricular activities. Also, dealing with the multiple pressures that society is pushing on college-bound students.

Who has inspired you educationally? My parents. They always impressed upon me the importance of learning, but at the same time, they always accepted my best efforts. I have learned much from them and expect to continue to learn the most valuable lessons from my parents.

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