Student Spotlight on Mercedes Maynard


Eli Badillo, Staff Writer

What are your plans after graduation?

I plan to go to college, and eventually attend medical school to pursue a career in neurology.

What is your goal for this year?

To make meaningful memories before I graduate, and to get accepted into my dream school.

What qualities do you value in people?

I really value kindness and trustworthiness.

When you are old, what do you think children will ask you to tell stories about?

I think they will ask about life during the pandemic.

What movie could you never get tired of watching?

The Princess Diaries.

Which countries/places would you like to visit?

There are a lot of places I want to visit, but going to France and Costa Rica has really interested me recently.

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?

I would have the power to control time, I think it would be so cool to be able to reverse or speed time up.

What profession doesn’t get enough credit or respect?

I think nurses don’t get enough credit, they do so much and are overworked yet still underappreciated.