Students of the Week: Jean-Luc Genereau and Andrew Wright
Name: Jean-Luc Genereau
School: Cloquet Middle School
Parents: Andrew and Gwen Genereau of Cloquet
What class are you most excited about this year? Geography; social studies has always been one of my favorite classes.
What activities/sports are you involved in? Cross country and track; I’m a runner!
What has been your best experience in life so far? Going on vacation to Mackinac Island in Michigan every summer; it’s a small island that you can bike around and nobody uses a vehicle — they either bike, walk or ride a horse.
What is something most people at school don’t know about you? I have one brother and two sisters.
What do you like or dislike the most about Facebook? I do not use Facebook.
Anything else you would like to share: I like seafood.
Why nominated: Steve Battaglia, eighth-grade social studies teacher says: “Jean-Luc is a good student who does a phenomenal job of taking personal responsibility. Not only does he excel in my geography class, he is very conscientious. ... Jean-Luc also contributes to class discussions in a positive way. More importantly, he is just a good person to be around.”
Student: Andrew Wright
School: Lakeview Christian Academy
Parents: Nathan and Heidi Wright of Duluth
What class are you most excited about this year? Math
What sports are you involved in? Basketball
What is your favorite memory? First time I went hunting.
What is your favorite animal and why? Lions, because they are cool and they are the name of our basketball team at Lakeview.
What would be your dream job if you could pick your career right now? Construction worker
What is something most people at your school don’t know about you? I have a whole Lego city.
Why nominated: Spanish teacher Mrs. Matvey says: “I have chosen Andrew because he is a very respectful, hardworking and responsible young man. He does his very best every time. He never complains and gets his work done on time.”