Southwest Middle School standout student

Published 10:51 pm Friday, January 26, 2018

​Jai Thoat​

​Age: 11​

Parents: Nyanup Deang and Thot Thoat ​

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Where are you from?

​ Lincoln, Nebraska​.

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

​ Halverson and Hawthorne.

Favorite teacher of all time and why?

​ Mrs. Yost, because she was always nice to me.​

Favorite book/author:

​“Diary of a Wimpy Kid” by Jeff Kinney​.

Current/past activities, volunteer work and accomplishments:

​ I like to help less fortunate kids.

What do you want to do after high school?

​ Go to college to learn how to be a police officer.

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

​ ​The better you do in school, the more doors will open for you.