Southwest Middle School standout student

Published 9:52 pm Friday, March 23, 2018

Jacob Skinness

Age: 13

Parents: Brad and Amy Skinness

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Where are you from?


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


Favorite teacher of all time and why?

Mrs. Skinness. She was nice and made history fun (She is also my mom). Mrs. Kortz is another one of my favorite teachers. She makes her classes fun and makes everyday different.

Favorite book/author:

“Hatchet” by Gary Paulsen.

Current/past activities, volunteer work and accomplishments:

Baseball, basketball, football, Albert Lea Anglers, NRHEG trap team; won the geography bee and in sixth-grade my team won the math masters competition.

What do you want to do after high school?

I want to go to college and own my own hunting and fishing guide service.

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

Do your best and always do the right thing.