Copas, Knight named Riverside Seniors of the Month

Riverside High School recently announced its seniors of the month.

Name: Jade Copas

Parents: Doug Copas and Kristen Switzer

School activities & awards: Volleyball, basketball, softball, NHS, BPA, PAC, NTHS, Honda Breakfast Award, MVP, academic awards.

If I were principal for a day: I would let Seniors go first to lunch and make all the teachers do something fun for the day.

Favorite school memory: Hitting a ball backward during volleyball.

Lately, I have been reading: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han.

To my parents: Thank you for always understanding me and helping me out when I needed it. Don’t miss me too much.

My biggest regret: Always procrastinating and never having time management.

Most embarrassing moment: Falling backward twice in a row during Powderpuff.

Next year I will be: Attending The Ohio State University Lima Branch majoring in Zoology.

Name: Andrew Knight

Parents: Kristin and Nathan Knight

School activities & awards: Baseball, Bowling, National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, and Business Professionals of America.

If I were principal for a day: I would make a free day for all students and staff.

Favorite school memory: My favorite school memory would be participating in the annual school dodgeball tournament.

People who have been an inspiration to me include: My parents and my siblings have been an inspiration to me because they teach me to work hard and be the best person I can be.

Lately, I have been reading: College applications.

My advice to parents: Continue to stay by your child’s side to ensure that they are safe but give them enough room to grow as individuals.

My biggest regret: Not getting involved with Business Professionals of America sooner.

Most embarrassing moment: My teammates yelling from the dugout that I am so slow while running the bases during baseball.

Next year I will be: Studying Marine Biology at a university in the great state of Florida.