March 30, 2015
March 30, 2015—Cypress Springs High School sophomore Kinza Siddiqui’s family moved to America so she could have a better education, and she has responded with outstanding grades and involvement in extracurricular activities. The volunteer coordinator for the Cypress Springs Key Club, Siddiqui loves to give back. She plans to complete her high school career as a distinguished graduate before attending the University of Texas.
School: Cypress Springs High School
Accomplishments: Distinguished Honor Roll; passing Human Geography AP Exam, founding and being the President of MSA; getting chosen to attend leadership programs; chosen to be volunteer coordinator of Key Club; volleyball manager; placed in a poetry writing contest.
Favorite class: Digital Media Art. “I get to express myself and have had the same wonderful teacher for two years.”
Favorite things to do after class: Volunteer, hang out with friends and watch Netflix
Favorite song: Say Something by A Great Big World. “You can feel the artist’s emotion and really connect to the song.”
Favorite website: Google. “It allows me to explore and research.”
Favorite TV show: Switched at Birth. “It’s mysterious and keeps me engaged in the show.”
Favorite movie: The Giver. “I had loved the book and loved the movie as well!”
Ambition: To graduate distinguished, make my parents proud and go to UT. “I have had these goals since middle school and they keep me going.”
What topics/things are you passionate about? Succeeding in developing MSA, art and Key Club
What inspires you? My parents. “The main reason my parents moved from Pakistan to America was for my education. I never want to let them down and always want to see them happy.”
What three things can’t you live without? God, my parents and education