Southwest Middle School standout student

Published 8:34 pm Friday, December 29, 2017

Hattie Nelson

Age: 13

Parents: Mindy and Michael Neslon

Where are you from?

Albert Lea.

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

Lakeview.

Favorite teacher of all time and why?

Mrs. Talamantes, Ms. Nordlocken and Ms. Kyllo. They all have done wonderful things for me and I wouldn’t be where I am today without them!

Favorite book/author:

“The Maze Runner” by James Dashner.

Current/past activities, volunteer work and accomplishments:

Competition dance, involved in church groups. Greatest accomplishment is when my dance team won nationals this past summer at a masquerade dance competition.

What do you want to do after high school?

I want to attend college and get my degree in education to become a teacher.

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

I would just say always try your hardest and believe you can do anything!