Southwest standout student

Published 7:16 pm Friday, November 22, 2019

Clara Thompson         

Age: 12

Parents: Shannon and Jake Thompson

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Where are you from?

Albert Lea.

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


Favorite teacher of all time and why?

I like all my teachers, but if I had to choose one, I would choose Ms. Miller, my fifth grade teacher, because she brought me out of my shell and made me more confident.

Favorite book/author:

“Harry Potter” books by J.K. Rowling.

Current/past activities, volunteer work and accomplishments:

I’ve participated in mock trial, Math Masters, plays, science fair, Battle of the Books, chess club, active 4-H member

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

Try new things, read lots, and participate in school.