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Alumni Spotlight
(Week of June 13, 2016)

Cameron Cross

Cameron Cross is an alumnus of Gateway Science Academy High School (GSA), Class of 2016. Cameron graduated on May 24 and will be taking giant steps into his future career as a CAN alumnus. Here is Cameron's responses on his experience at GSA and future goals.

What was the most significant educational aspect of your senior year? Why?
The most significant educational aspect of my senior year was the senior thesis.
 
Which of the last four years was the most challenging?
For me the most challenging was junior year.
 
What educational opportunities do you think should be included that were not available in your final year?
I think all tech courses should be taught by teachers who know the subject.
 
In what subject areas do you feel best prepared? Least prepared?
I feel best prepared in Literature, Economics and least prepared in Calculus.
 
Is there a project, paper, lab, etc. that you were especially proud of when you completed it?
The senior thesis is a paper that I was proud of when I completed it.
 
What are your future plans: college, major, career?
I plan on going to UMSL in the future. I am undecided on what I would like to major in.
 
What kinds of activities would you like to pursue in college?
I would like to engage in E-Sports club.
 
What would you do if you don’t attend college next year?
If I do not attend college next year I would work part-time.
 
Do you have a personal hero? This can be anyone, not necessarily someone famous.
My personal hero is Satoru Iwata.
 

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