Standout Student: Hattie Nelson

Published 8:00 pm Friday, February 17, 2023

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Age: 18

Parents: Mike and Mindy Nelson

Where are you from? Albert Lea

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

Favorite teacher of all time and why? Miss Viktora because she has inspired me to become a teacher!

Favorite book/author: “The Summer I Turned Pretty” by Jenny Han

Current/past activities, volunteer work and accomplishments: Outside of school I am a dancer and teacher at UPDS. In school I am involved in NHS, Link Crew and Show Choir.

What do you want to do after high school? I am going to attend South Dakota State University, where I plan to major in elementary education.

What advice would you give to younger students in Albert Lea? If I could give anyone advice, I would say the only person you need to be is yourself. Never let anyone tell you different. High school is just the start of your very special life.