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Meet Fellowship Baptist Academy's valedictorian

Fellowship Baptist Academy valedictorian Nicholas Ryan Hunter wants to work for the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office.

MICHELE MILLER | Times

Fellowship Baptist Academy valedictorian Nicholas Ryan Hunter wants to work for the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office.

Valedictorian: Nicholas Ryan Hunter

GPA: 3.5

Clubs/extracurricular activities: I work two jobs: one at McDonald's, and the second job is at my church, Calvary Chapel Worship Center, where I help set up and break down a room for the children's ministry.

Favorite place on campus: It may sound silly, but I love the swings because sometimes I just want to act like a little kid again.

Favorite book: The Holy Bible.

Favorite musician or group: Hillsong United.

Future school: Pasco-Hernando Community College.

Major: Criminology.

Ideal career: Law enforcement officer for the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.

Most inspirational person: Anyone who has a dream and does anything possible to achieve that dream is my inspiration to keep moving on.

If you could, what would you change about the Pasco County or Florida education system? I wish that the schools would try to pay their teachers more because the way that a teacher works can have a great effect on your children. Teachers are awesome people; why not pay them more? They are building the lives of our nation's future.

Best advice/favorite quote:

"Always treat others as you would like to be treated."

The Fellowship Baptist Academy commencement ceremony is at 7 p.m. May 18 at the church.

Meet Fellowship Baptist Academy's valedictorian 05/12/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 12, 2009 8:43pm]
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