Southwest Middle School standout student

Published 9:00 am Sunday, March 26, 2017

Brooklyn Lee-Gayden

Age: 11

Parents: Barbara Gayden and Eddie Gayden Jr.

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Where are you from?

Des Moines, Iowa.

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


Favorite teacher of all time and why?

All of the teachers because they help me and make me smile.

Favorite book/author:

Rachel R Russell’s “Dork Diaries.”

Current/past activities, volunteer work and accomplishments:

I have been in chess club and an accomplishment I have is winning first place in a reading competition.

What do you want to do after high school?

I want to go to college so I can become a vet.

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

Try your hardest because it will help you in life.