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February 6, 2014

Student of the Week: Trent Sanford

by Hana Hong

Trent Sanford proves himself to be an all-around stupendous individual, which shines through his fantastic grades, impressive school involvement, and outstanding personality. As a senior at Centennial High School, Sanford is involved in many of the clubs and activities that the school has to offer, participating in band, golf team, and as a co-president of Mu Alpha Theta. He excels both academically and creatively, and his flair for various skills are undeniable. His talents duly noted, he has been nominated as The Centinal’s new Student of the Week!

The Centinal: What activities (sports, clubs, music) are you involved in here at Centennial?

Trent: I have been in the band and on the golf team for the past four years. I’m also the co-president of Mu Alpha Theta.

The Centinal: When you’re not participating in aforementioned activities, how do you like to spend your spare time?

Trent: I work part time at TTT Carwash, but when I’m not working, I like to hang out with friends and play pickup basketball and football games.

The Centinal: Who are some inspirations and role models in your life?

Trent: One of my biggest role models is my grandfather. I’m going to college to study engineering, and he was the one to inspire me to pursue that career.

The Centinal: What do you find to be your most compelling strength?

Trent: I think my greatest strength is that I’m a very fast learner. It usually doesn’t take me long to understand new things in school and outside of school.

The Centinal: In your opinion, what is the best and worst thing about high school?

Trent:The best thing would be the friends you make. The worst thing is all of the tedious work involved.

The Centinal: What are some of your biggest pet peeves?

Trent: One of my biggest pet peeves is when someone is chewing their gum really loudly. Or just chewing loudly in general.

The Centinal: If you could become anyone or anything in the world, who would you be?

Trent: Probably Bill Gates because I would love to have all of his knowledge of computers. Plus, the money would be nice.

The Centinal: What do you find to be the most challenging?

Trent: Balancing work with my studies and my obligations to band and Mu Alpha Theta.

The Centinal: What are your plans for life after Centennial?

Trent: I’m going to college (not sure where yet) to study computer engineering. I’ve been accepted into Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and the University of Illinois. I’m still waiting for the University of Washington to mail their decision.

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