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Southwest Middle School standout student

Alexis Jones

Age: 11

Parents: Tom and Nancy Jones

Where are you from?

Albert Lea.

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

Lakeview.

Favorite teacher of all time and why?

Amy Skinness, because she always makes me laugh and I get to share my artistic talents with her.

Favorite book/author:

“Refugee” by Alan Gratz.

Current/past activities, volunteer work and accomplishments:

Last basketball we got fourth place; I helped kids at Kid Zone at church; I play softball, soccer, volleyball and dance.

What do you want to do after high school?

Go to a college that gave me a scholarship.

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

Always follow your dreams and don’t change yourself.