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Edgar Wong: MIHS Senior Spotlight 2018

Edgar WongWhere did you grow up?

I was born in Dalton, Georgia. I have been in Dalton all my life.

Elementary School:

County schools – Tunnel Hill Elementary

What were you involved in at MIHS?

I was involved in the Translation Academy and soccer.

High School achievements, awards and scholarships?

Most Improved for the Translation Academy, the Jim and Nancy Hawkins Education Scholarship, and the Dr. Lanford Service Scholarship.

Plans after Graduation:

My plan is to go to DSC in the fall. I want to major in Education/Psychology.

I chose Dalton State because my mom encouraged me to start my career in the fall and DSC has an education major.

What have you enjoyed most at MIHS?

I enjoyed many parts of high school. I enjoyed working with children while participating in the Translation Academy.

Favorite teacher and why?

Every teacher I had at Morris was a blessing. I can't decide!

Favorite subject or class:

The Translation Academy

What has been your great accomplishment?

My greatest accomplishment has been helping people during my time in high school.

What has been your greatest challenge?

My greatest challenge has been understanding my purpose and using my strengths.

The one thing I'm most proud of is.... my family.

What will you miss about MIHS?

What I will miss most are the teachers bothering me about my future

I would describe myself as friendly, kind, emotional and authentic.

Something people know me for is being a good listener and giving advice to others.

What do you like to do in your free time?

I like to eat chips in my free time.

Person who has influenced your life the most?

The person who influenced me the most is my mother.

If I knew I could not fail... I would be the happiest person.

If money was not an issue what would you do?

I would pay my family's debts.

My favorite memory at Morris is...

My favorite memory at MIHS has been being part of the Translation Academy.

In 5 years I hope to become an elementary teacher or counselor with Dalton Public Schools.