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Albert Lea High School standout student

Joshua Forde

Age: 18

Parents: Sean and Susan Forde

Where are you from?

Grew up in south Florida.

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

N/A.

Favorite teacher of all time and why?

I’ve had many great teachers and counselors, but if I had to choose one, it’d probably be my 10th-and 11th-grade history teacher, Mr. Theodore.

Favorite book/author:

Favorite author is Carl Hiaasen.

Current/past activities, volunteer work and accomplishments:

Varsity football (in ninth,10th and 12th grade), Key Club, National Honor Society, basketball, SABR Top Soccer Volunteering, student government, Mu Alpha Theta Math Club, church usher, SeaPerch Robotics team captain, Fellowship of Christian Athletes devotion leader, varsity soccer, theatre, cross country.

What do you want to do after high school?

Plan on attending a university and majoring in business management.

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

Make sure you enjoy your high school experience because it is what you make of it.