Class of ’24 Senior Spotlight: Peter S.

Name, city of residence:

Peter S., Gilroy

Grade you started at Mount Madonna School:

Ninth grade

What inspires you?

My parents

What is your favorite subject in school, and why? 

Chemistry, because I find it really interesting and fun to do

If you had the power to change one thing in the world, what would it be? 

That no one, in any way, could get an illness

If you could go anywhere, where would you go, and why would you choose that

I would go to Iceland, because I would love to see the northern lights.

Name one big challenge in your life right now:        

Being busy

What is your dream job and why?

Being an athlete in some capacity, because you get to play sports for a living

What are your three favorite things? 

Family, friends and video games

Favorite book: 

I like the “Amulet” series by Kazu Kibuishi, because it’s like mini movies as graphic novels.

What do you want to do after high school? 

I would like to study computer science or chemistry.

Something that you are proud of – and why:

I’m proud of my parents because they have always supported me in what I do.

Something that makes you smile:

Family and friends

A favorite Mount Madonna School (MMS) memory:

Our volleyball games, because we always support each other during them, have a lot of fun and crack many jokes.

Top three most played songs on your favorite playlist: 

“When I Am King” by Great Big Sea, as well as songs from Dua Lipa and Green Day