His big ideas fuel grand ambitions
“A considerable issue today that has great meaning to me is our current high levels of energy consumption and the lackluster effort among political figures to push for the switch to alternative energy resources,” said Adriene Preston.
“Currently, there is only one known place in the universe capable of sustaining human life, and despite this knowledge, we continue to practice wasteful habits and dump harmful chemicals and pollutants into the atmosphere with a complete disregard for what that may mean for future generations of not only humans, but also plant and animal species with whom we share this Earth.”
School Name: Westfield High School
Student Name: Adriene Glenwood Preston
Accomplishments: Graduating Cum Laude, National Honor Society president, Business Professionals of America chapter vice president, qualifier in National Forensic League, three-year state qualifier in Texas Forensic Association, two-year state qualifier in BPA.
Favorite Class: “My favorite class is English because I’ve always enjoyed reading and interpreting language.”
Favorite thing to do after class: “As unbelievable as it may sound, one of my favorite things to do after school is to go to work. Unlike others, I don’t have to go to work -- I get to go to work! I love every part of my job as a file clerk at Perdue Brandon Law Firm.”
Favorite book: “George Orwell’s ‘1984’ because I feel like Orwell’s message has so much weight in the world today.”
Favorite song: “I could never have a favorite song. I have this horrible habit of listening to one song over and over until I can’t stand the sound of it anymore and then stop listening to it and just move on to
Favorite website: “The New York Times website.”
Favorite TV show: "I’ll watch just about anything as long as it gets my mind off things. I do enjoy a good comedy.”
Ambition: “My ideal career is one that bridges law, international relations, politics and policy-making.”
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