Albert Lea High School standout student

Published 9:00 am Sunday, December 4, 2016

Ruben Riveria

Age: 17

Parents: Fedrico and Maria Riveria

Where are you from?

Born in Texas; lived in Albert Lea since third grade.

If from Albert Lea, which elementary school did you attend?

Sibley.

Favorite teacher of all time and why:

Miss Neid because she was funny and she would always make learning fun.

Favorite book/author:

“Diary of a Wimpy Kid” by Jeff Kinney.

Current/past activities, volunteer work and accomplishments:

Basketball in ninth grade, volunteer with Emmanuel Pentacostal.

What do you want to do after high school?

Go to college to study law enforcement.

What advice would you give to younger students in Albert Lea?

I would tell them to work hard and not give up. Don’t ever let anyone stop you from what you ant to accomplish!