Student Spotlight on Genise Valcourt


Anthony Cusumano, Staff Writer

What motivates you to come to school? 

What motivates me to come to school is knowing I’m getting an education.

What activities or hobbies do you enjoy outside of school? 

I enjoy singing as a hobby. It helps with everything because it expresses me a lot.

What are your plans after graduation? 

College Northampton Community College to ESU. 

What is unique about your personality? 

It’s very unique because I try to stay positive not just for myself but for other people as well, so my personality is very genuine I would say.

What is something that you have learned in your childhood that has stuck with you? That not everyone is gonna be nice to you, so if anyone’s negative towards you, just “kill them with kindness” 

What movie can you watch over and over without ever getting tired of?

Akelelah and the Bee.

What is your life motto? 

“Live life for you, and not for others.”

What values are important to you?

Honesty, reliability, and positivity.

What profession doesn’t get enough credit or respect?


What is your greatest accomplishment so far?

Just making it through life day by day.