At the top: Valedictorian Bill Shell, Eagle Ridge

Thursday, June 17, 2010
Eagle Ridge Valedictorian Bill Shell (Kristin Eberts)

Parents: William and Rebecca Shell

What is your most notable academic achievement? Having multiple writings published in ACSI and other contests.

What is your favorite school activity and why? Track and field. I get the opportunity to compete with the best athletes around.

What is your favorite high school memory? Winning the 400-meter race at the 2010 Jackson Invitational

Describe your favorite cafeteria food: Never ate school lunch.

What's your school mascot? Eagle

If you could have a personal mascot, what would it be? Eagle

Complete this sentence: Without me, my teachers are likely to ... give out less bonus points

Who is your favorite teacher and how did she inspire you to learn? Mrs. Margrabe. She inspired me to learn everything I possibly can.

Where do you plan to go to college and what will you study? Southwest Baptist University, athletic training and physical therapy

What is the biggest challenge facing your generation? Commitment to responsibility

How do you hope to address it? Leading by example

Sum up your high school experience in six words: The best year of my life.

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