Simon Belete is an Academic All-Star from Blue Springs High School.
SCHOOL: Blue Springs High School
ACTIVITIES: Top 1 percent and member of the cross country and track team.
What advice do you have for next year’s freshmen?
Surround yourself with good friends. Challenge them academically and be sure that they challenge you too.
Who was your favorite teacher and why?
None, I liked them all.
When you were not in school or studying, what did you most enjoy doing?
I’m still a video game person. No way to relax quite like PS3.
What college do you plan to attend and why?
Brown University. Great running program and great academics mix well at Brown.
What do you see yourself doing 10 years from now?
Hopefully residency waiting to become an ophthalmologist.