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Nolan Calhoun is the Grant County High School Youth Performance Award winner for October.
He is a freshman at GCHS and is the son of Michael and Amanda Calhoun.
Extra-curricular activities: I am active on the academic team, Young Democrats of Grant County High School, track, student council, Northern Kentucky Youth Advisory Board, National English Honor Society, Teen Court and Speech and Drama Club
Community involvement: I attend Mt. Olivet Christian Church and help with community service including soup kitchens and shoeboxes.
Class schedule: World civilization, H/PE, honors biology, honors algebra II and honors English I
Favorite class or classes: My favorite classes are honors biology because you learn the structure of the human body and English because I love the creativity.
Favorite teacher(s): My favorite teachers are Melanie Johnson because she implements time into her lessons and Melissa Insko because she makes English so fun.
What do you do for fun/recreation: I like to take jogs and watch Friends, Criminal Minds, How I Met Your Mother, The Big Bang Theory, Grey’s Anatomy and Law and Order: SVU.
Future plans: When I’m older I plan to go to medical school and become a surgeon. I also want to move to Louisiana because Cajun food is the best.
What has been your most meaningful experience: The most meaningful experience in my life is when I won the principal’s citizenship award in eighth grade, which taught me being a great citizen towards others and the community really does make a difference in your character and pays off.
(The Youth Performance Award recognizes students who have given their time and talents for the benefit of the community. The recipients exemplify those unselfish attitudes and ideals that should guide our daily living. The award is sponsored by the Grant County News and Performance Pipe, a division of the Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, LP in Williamstown.)