How do you relax?
I relax by playing rugby with my team, The Devils, outside of school.
What is your most treasured possession?
My most treasured possession is my cat.
What sound or noise do you hate?
The screeching sound when you scratch your nails against things.
What would your super power be?
Which book changed your life?
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini and My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George.
Which living person do you most admire, and why?
I most admire Shauna Coxsey because of her amazing climbing ability, determination, and positive attitude.
Which living person do you most dislike, and why?
Donald Trump because he is sexist and racist.
Who would play you in the film of your life?
Who would you invite to your dream dinner party?
The cast of [British topical comedy show] Mock the Week.
If you could bring one extinct species back to life, what would you choose?
The Dodo bird.
What do you owe your parents?
Pretty much everything. They have taught me everything from being able to catch a ball to my manners to my self-reliance.
What do you owe your school?
A good education and the many experiences I’ve had living in China.
What advice would you give other students at your school?
Take every opportunity you get, otherwise you’ll regret it later.
What is your earliest memory?
Giving my younger sister one of my toys when she was born.
What is the most important lesson life has taught you so far?
Smiling actually makes everything a little bit better.
What single thing would improve the quality of your life?
Teleportation would allow me an extra hour of sleep in the mornings.
When were you happiest?
I’m happy whenever I’m with friends and just having carefree fun.
What makes you unhappy?
Where would you most like to be right now?
I’d most want to be on top of a mountain with a nice view.
What tops your bucket list?
What trait do you most dislike in others?
What trait do you most dislike in yourself?
My sarcastic nature.
What is your favorite word?
What is your least favorite word?
What is your greatest achievement?
I recently received the Head Girl and the Senior Sportswoman of the Year titles.
What is your greatest fear?
When did you last cry, and why?
I cried last week while suffering from a cold.
This article originally appeared on page 37 of the August 2016 Issue of beijingkids magazine. Click here for your free online copy. To find out how you can obtain a hard copy, contact email@example.com.
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