Southwest standout student

Published 6:22 pm Friday, November 8, 2019

Axel Calderon

Age: 11

Parents: Sheila and Bryan Calderon

Where are you from?

Albert Lea.

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

Lakeview.

Favorite teacher of all time and why?

Mr. Bitz, my fifth grade teacher, is my favorite teacher because he was able to be fun but still have us stay focused on learning.

Favorite book/author:

Favorite author is Rick Riordan.

Current/past activities, volunteer work and accomplishments:

Soccer, basketball, choir, band, book club, robotics club, battle of the books, math masters, E3, and SWAY.

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

Be kind and respectful to everyone, make sure to stay on task and challenge yourself.