Lindsey Howard is part of the William Chrisman High School class of 2009 top 1 percent

Scholastic honors: Top one percent; named to the Principal’s Honor Roll throughout high school; historian of the National Honor Society; member of the Quill and Scroll Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society and recipient of the George Washington Carver Award, the Presidential Award of Excellence, the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Sarah Frances McLaughlin Award and the McCoy Award.

High school and community activities: Co-editor-in-chief of “The Envoy;” president of the Spanish Club; secretary of DECA; member of the Gleam yearbook staff; member of the Youth Advisory Council and volunteered at Spring Branch Elementary, Harvesters and Mother’s Refuge.

1 To what do you attribute your academic success? I attribute my academic success to my own hard work and dedication. I have always been fully invested in my studies and school work.

2 Who was your biggest influence on your studies? My family, who always encouraged me to work my hardest, and my teachers who pushed me to want to learn more.

3 What was your favorite activity in high school? Why? My favorite activity in high school was working on “The Envoy.” Mr. Stacy, our advisor, and my fellow staff members helped to renew my passion for writing, and helped me to discover what I want to do the rest of my life.

4 What college do you plan to attend and why? I will be attending Missouri State University in Springfield, Mo. It is a very reputable university with strong academic programs, and they have done a lot to provide me with a high quality, affordable education. I also fell in love with the campus the first time I stepped foot on it.

5 What do you see yourself doing 10 years from now? Ten years from now, I hope to be working a job that I love in the fashion journalism industry that allows me to combine the two things I love the most, fashion and writing. Most importantly, I hope to be happy.

– Kelly Evenson