Getting to Know Your State Officers!
We asked our newly elected group of state officers some questions just to get to know them better!
In order, we have: Julia Stover, President. Naman Satsangi, Vice-President. Alexandra Medina, Secretary. Ayoola Laleye, Treasurer. Ally Smith, Historian. Chase Hale, Secondary Representative.
How old are you?
Julia: I’m 17, a senior in high school!
Naman: I am 17 years old.
Alexandra: I am 17 years old.
Ayoola: I am 16 years old!
Ally: I’m 17!
Chase: I am 17 years old.
What high school/career center do you attend?
Julia: I attend North Central High School and J. Everett Light Career Center.
Naman: I attend Columbus East High School as well as C4 Columbus Area Career Connections.
Alexandra: I go to Morton High School and Area Career Center.
Ayoola: I attend Avon High School.
Ally: I go to school at the Southern Indiana Career and Technical Center.
Chase: I go to Southern Indiana Career and Technical Center as well.
Who are your three favorite musical artists?
Julia: My favorite musical artists would be (in no particular order) Harry Styles, Faouzia, and Lewis Capaldi.
Naman: I listen to Drake, Post Malone, and Taylor Swift.
Alexandra: My three favorite artists are Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, and Kid Cudi.
Ayoola: My three favorites are Brent Faiyaz, KIRBY, and Sleeping at Last.
Ally: I listen to Tyler the Creator, Queen, and Rex Orange County.
Chase: I like Post Malone, Mac Miller, and Shinedown.
What is your favorite book?
Julia: My favorite book is called The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd.
Naman: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is my favorite book.
Alexandra: My favorite book is Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth.
Ayoola: Mine is The Way I Used to Be by Amber Smith.
Ally: I love the book The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Chase: My favorite book is Piercing the Darkness by Frank E. Peretti.
What is your favorite movie?
Julia: My favorite movie is The Princess and The Frog.
Naman: My favorite movie is The Incredibles.
Alexandra: My favorite movie is called Hidden Figures.
Ayoola: My favorite movie is called Us.
Ally: My favorite movie is Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith.
Chase: My favorite movie is Lone Survivor.
Who is your hero?
Julia: My hero is Sonia Sotomayor.
Naman: My father is my hero.
Alexandra: My hero is the youngest US woman in Congress ever, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Ayoola: My mother and my sister are my heroes.
Ally: My hero is my aunt.
Chase: My dad is my hero.
If you could go on a vacation anywhere, where would it be?
Julia: I would go to Santorini, Greece, especially Ammoudi Bay and Oia.
Naman: I would want to go to Europe, especially places like Germany that are rich in World War II history because I’ve always wanted to learn more about it.
Alexandra: I would go to Mana Island, Fiji.
Ayoola: I would go to Reykjavik, Iceland.
Ally: I would love to go to Italy!
Chase: I would go to Colorado.
What are your hobbies?
Julia: I really enjoy theatre, which includes performance, directing, and technical aspects. I also like to paint and garden.
Naman: In my free time, I play basketball, weightlifting, and playing videogames.
Alexandra: I like to listen to music and watch Gordon Ramsey cook.
Ayoola: I like to exercise, read, and cook.
Ally: I like to fish, drive around, and watch Grey’s Anatomy. I also really enjoy tie-dyeing shirts!
Chase: I enjoy fishing, riding dirtbikes, fitness, and playing on my Xbox.
What job in the healthcare field is your dream job and why?
Julia: I someday hope to be a Nuclear Radiologist. I love the idea of working with radioactive material to administer them to patients in order to get radiographic imaging.
Naman: I want to become a general physician, or a family doctor. I’ve always looked up to them because they’ve been there when my own family has had an emergency.
Alexandra: I want to become a surgeon because stepping into the surgical room and being fully in control of the large group excites me.