By Kirsten Hernandez
Zachary Younger, current senior at Sterling High School, plans to graduate with good grades as he plans to start his college career at Northeastern Junior College next year. Younger plans to work in the medical field as a radiology technician. Younger has worked hard over the past four years to maintain a 3.8 GPA.
His advice to underclassmen is, “stay consistent with classes while you are a freshman and sophomore because it will catch up with you when you become an upperclassmen.”
Younger enjoys working on cars. Richard Moon, the auto technology teacher at NJC, is his favorite teacher because he relates to his students and will provide as much help as he can.
Younger has three dogs named Amos, Bella and Misty.
His favorite movie is American Sniper because “it accurately describes what Chris Kyle had to go through.” His favorite books are the Divergent series, because “it resembles the Hunger Games and I enjoy a action-filled story.”
Youngers’ role model is his mother because, “She works very hard to provide for my little brother and I.”
In ten years, Younger sees himself being married and having a stable career as a radiology technician.
Younger’s favorite quote is, “I see now that the circumstances of one’s birth are irrelevant. It is what you do with the gift of life that determines who you are,” by Mewtwo from Pokemon: The First Movie.