What seniors are saying — Natalie Nordstrom
St. Edmond High School
1. What programs and activities do you participate in?
Throughout high school, I have participated in Student Council, Respect For Life, National Honor Society, Play Like A Champion Committee, concert choir, show choir, musical, Student in the Arts, Solo and Ensemble, mentoring, Alter Serving, and Eucharistic Ministering.
2. What academic accomplishment are you most proud of?
The academic accomplishment I am most proud of is becoming a member of National Honor Society because it showed me how hard work pays off.
3. What’s your best piece of advice for younger students?
My best piece of advice for younger students is to be optimistic. Think of every situation with a positive mindset, and don’t sweat the small stuff.
4. What is your go-to song or artist?
My go-to song is Dancing Queen from “Mamma Mia.”
5. What is your favorite class or subject and why?
My favorite class is speech because I like to talk in front of a group of people.
6. What is your favorite movie?
My favorite movies are “Mamma Mia” and “Mamma Mia 2: Here We Go Again.”
7. If you could have dinner with someone famous, who would it be?
If I could have dinner with someone famous it would be the cast of my all-time favorite TV show, “This Is Us.” If I had to choose just one person from the cast, it would be Mandy Moore.
8. What are you working hardest on right now?
Right now, I am working hardest on scholarships, and college classes.
9. Who is your role model in life?
I am blessed to have a lot of strong role models in my life, but if I had to choose one I would pick my cousin Erin O’Leary. I have always looked up to her and wanted to be like her. She has inspired me to always be the best version of myself, be kind to others, and has taught me to take on every situation with a smile.
10. What is your favorite memory from your time in Fort Dodge schools?
I have a lot of favorite memories from my time at St. Edmond, but the two that stick out most to me are participating in the Catholic Schools Week Gael Olympics, and playing BINGO every Friday in Mrs. Rathermel’s third-grade class.