Albert Lea High School standout student

Published 10:33 pm Friday, November 30, 2018

Samuel Yoon

Age: 16

Parents: Eun Jong Kim and David Yoon

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Where are you from?

I was born in Pasadena, California, moved to the Bronx when I was 2 and moved to Albert Lea in first grade.

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


Favorite teacher of all time and why?

I have four: my second-grade teacher, Mrs. Schezblewski, because she was really nice. My fifth-grade teacher, Mrs. Wescott, because she was cool and fun. My 10th-grade world history teacher, Ms. Utzka, because she’s really awesome and nice. My 10th-grade algebra 2
teacher, Mr. Vilcins, because he’s awesome and nice, too!

Favorite book/author:

“Fabelhaven” series by Brandon Mull.

Current/past activities, volunteer work and accomplishments:

Soccer, hockey, tennis, orchestra, soccer referee, varsity letter in soccer, National Honor Society, best in site for baritone solo.

What do you want to do after high school?

I want to be a teacher or a choir director.

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

Get involved in the things you love to do and make the most of every moment.