Academy Chatter: What has the pandemic taught you about yourself?

Autumn Mayer, junior: “I like to do my work at home and not sitting in a desk all day.”

Fabiola Ruacho, sophomore: “Being at home can get to your head and it is stressful.” 

Elizabeth Williams, junior: “I’m a true homebody.”

Kailey Whitehouse, junior: “I’m more extroverted than I thought. Not seeing or talking to people was really tough. Even Netflix got boring.”

Aidan Eastman, sophomore: “The pandemic has taught me about lots of things, like how I am a very social person.” 

George Kress, senior: “That mental health is more important than people think.”

Kate Treankler, junior: “Online school is easy.”

Sam Ruffell, senior: “Made me more humble.”

Dominic Vanden Elzen,senior: “The pandemic has taught me that I can do anything I put my mind to except grow a couple inches.”

Hogan Anderson,senior:  “NOTHING.”

Seth Baeten,senior:  “How much I really need the love from the boys to get day to day.”

Stanley Bailey,senior :  “Made me a better person.”

Emily Noble, senior: “It taught me how important my friends and family are to me.” 

Charlie Rickards, junior: “How important family really is to me.”

Evelyn Rickards, sophomore: “That being in quarantine has its positive and negative effects.”

Anna Kyles, senior: “How much social interaction is important to me.”

Madison Waldrop, senior: “That online school is a lot harder than I thought it would be.”

Nick Massabni, junior: “I learned that I get bored easily if I do not stay active.”

Felix Neta, junior: “I have learned to better respect people’s opinions.”

Nick Bumgardner, junior: “It’s taught me how to find patience.”

Triston Behrend, junior: “I’ve learned that it’s easy for me to lose track of time when I don’t really have anything scheduled to do.”

Chris Charles, junior: “I learned that I am impatient.”