Student Spotlight – Maggie

CLASS Scholars attend high schools all across Nashville and bring to the Seminars a variety of interests and experiences. In the Student Spotlight feature, we’ll be letting you know a little more about who the CLASS Scholars are and what they do besides attend Seminars.

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Maggie – Nashville School for the Arts – Class of 2017

Maggie’s favorite subject in school is music. She loved the CLASS Seminar on Sociological Theory because she is fascinated by the way people act. Outside of school, she participates in multiple orchestras.

Maggie plays four instruments and really likes foxes for some reason.

Student Spotlight – Emily

CLASS Scholars attend high schools all across Nashville and bring to the Seminars a variety of interests and experiences. In the Student Spotlight feature, we’ll be letting you know a little more about who the CLASS Scholars are and what they do besides attend Seminars

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Emily – Class of 2017

Emily’s favorite subject is literature, and she enjoys writing and singing songs, as well as playing music. She would like to be a school counselor after college. Her favorite CLASS Seminar was Dr. John’s “Feminism: Who Needs It?” because “the speaker was passionate about her subject” and everyone was “really engaged.”

Emily really loves dogs, and her favorite Pokémon is Snorlax.

Student Spotlight – Amy

CLASS Scholars attend high schools all across Nashville and bring to the Seminars a variety of interests and experiences. In the Student Spotlight feature, we’ll be letting you know a little more about who the CLASS Scholars are and what they do besides attend Seminars!

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Amy – St. Cecilia Academy – Class of 2017

Amy’s favorite subject in school is English, and she would like to pursue Pharmacy as a profession. Her favorite CLASS Seminar was Dr. John’s “Feminism: Who Needs It?” because it reminded her of her equality and to stand up for what she believes in.

Amy likes “being in charge,” and describes herself as “responsible, dependable, and ambitious.” When not in school, she to give back to the community through volunteering and to spend time with her brother.

Student Spotlight – Olivia

CLASS Scholars attend high schools all across Nashville and bring to the Seminars a variety of interests and experiences. In the Student Spotlight feature, we’ll be letting you know a little more about who the CLASS Scholars are and what they do besides attend Seminars!

Olivia is a senior at Hillsboro High School. Her favorite subject in school is English because she loves to read, write, and spend time discussing books. Olivia’s favorite CLASS seminar was Dr. Sybril Brown’s talk on media studies because ties into what she wants to do in the future. Olivia hopes to study communications or public relations and “hopefully write books somewhere in there.”

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Olivia – Hillsboro High School – Class of 2017

Outside of school, Olivia likes to paint, to write, to read, (particularly anything by Jeanette Winterson), and to hang out with friends. Three things that Olivia would like you to know about her: “I am constantly on the verge of an anxiety attack, I will be your best friend if you make pop culture references, and I will edit your grammar mistakes in texts.”

Student Spotlight – Cammie

CLASS Scholars attend high schools all across Nashville and bring to the Seminars a variety of interests and experiences. In the Student Spotlight feature, we’ll be letting you know a little more about who the CLASS Scholars are and what they do besides attend Seminars.

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Cammie – Class of 2017 – Harpeth Hall School

Cammie is torn between two favorite classes: American Government and Contemporary Issues. Her favorite CLASS Seminar was Dr. John’s Feminism – Who Needs It? because she thought it was both empowering and interesting. Outside of school, Cammie volunteers as a tutor for elementary school children at Preston Taylor Ministries and is a part of the school yearbook.

Cammie wants to work with children someday as a teacher or working with a nonprofit and she loves her dogs.

Student Spotlight – Lem

CLASS Scholars attend high schools all across Nashville and bring to the Seminars a variety of interests and experiences. In the Student Spotlight feature, we’ll be letting you know a little more about who the CLASS Scholars are and what they do besides attend Seminars!

Lem is a senior at East Nashville Magnet High. His favorite subject is science because “it just makes sense and it applies to my future goals.” Lem has his sights set on one day becoming a neuropathological surgeon. He likes to makes connections which is why he is interested in neuropathology because of the way it allows you to connect the disease to the physical brain. That’s also why the Philosophy and Superheroes was his favorite seminar: “it was all about connections.”

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Lem – East Nashville Magnet- Class of 2017

Outside of school, Lem likes to write and produce music, particularly hip hop and r&b, as well as write spoken word poetry. If you could only know three things about Lem he would tell you: “I love music. I love God. And you should get to know me. I promise I’ll surprise you.”

Student Spotlight – Isaac

CLASS Scholars attend high schools all across Nashville and bring to the Seminars a variety of interests and experiences. In the Student Spotlight feature, we’ll be letting you know a little more about who the CLASS Scholars are and what they do besides attend Seminars!

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Isaac – Hillsboro High School – Class of 2017

Isaac’s favorite subject is math, and he’s looking forward to attending a yet-to-be-determined liberal arts college next year. His favorite CLASS Seminars involved going to the Nashville Shakespeare Festival performances of King Lear and Twelfth Night, and especially getting to learn more about the performances from the directors and producers.

Isaac plays baseball and is involved with his youth group at his church. Last summer he enjoyed doing an internship with the Metropolitan Action Commission.