Southwest standout student

Published 9:00 am Sunday, February 19, 2017

Haneen Elshami

Age: 11

Parents: Mysoon Ayuob and Osman Elshami

Where are you from?

Lynn, Massachusetts.

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

St. Theodore Catholic School.

Favorite teacher of all time and why?

All of the teachers are my favorite at Southwest, because all of them are really humble and unique.

Favorite book/author:

“Words in the Dust” by Trent Reedy.

Current/past activities, volunteer work and accomplishments:

I had my first basketball season that started in November.

What do you want to do after high school?

Go to Harvard University and then be a doctor.

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

Never look at someone and say you want to be them, say you want to be better than them.