Student Spotlight on Ryan Mack


Nate Verrella, Staff Writer

What qualities do you value in people?

Brains and heart.

What was your favorite class at SHS?

Anything related to Science and Art

What is your greatest strength?

I’m good at art, animal science, parts of chemistry, and cell biology.

Who are your favorite teachers and why?

Writing teachers such as Mr. Sobrinski are cool, The sci-fi class teacher Mr. Kurnas, the chess club teacher Mr. C, and Science teachers like Mrs. Walton and Mrs. Laskowski, and the art teacher Mrs. Wert.

What activities or hobbies do you enjoy outside of school?

Drawing stuff and catching animals

Who do you consider your biggest role model, and why?

I don’t really know. I suppose Cryptozoologist Loren Coleman inspired me to get into Cryptozoology

What is something that most people may not know about you? 

Caffeine drives me insane 

What is the greatest experience you have ever had?

I would say going to a sea turtle hospital/refuge in Mexico

Which countries/places would you like to visit?

Tennessee, Florida, North and South Carolina, Indiana, Illinois (Chicago), and Ohio

What’s your favorite joke?

I have a bunch:

1.)  I know a surgeon that puts organs back in upside down.

I told him that it was not funny but he said it was an inside joke

2.) Can February March? No, But April May

3.) A group of Neutrons enters a bar asking for a drink

The bartender says

“For you folks, No charge”

4.) Why can’t you hear a Pterodactyl take a whizz?

Because the P is silent.

5.) My girlfriend said it’s either her or my career as a news reporter.

I had some breaking news for her.