Student spotlight: Ellen Simons

Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 5, 2015

Ellen Simons is an eighth-grade student at Salisbury Academy.

Age: 13

Family: George and Georgia Simons and brothers – Phillip, 19, and David, 21

Favorite restaurant: Fatz Cafe

Favorite color: Blue

Favorite class: Social Studies

Favorite TV show: “Modern Family”

Favorite book: “The Running Dream” by Wendelin Van Draanen

Favorite movies: “Despicable Me”

Favorite sport or team: University of North Carolina at Wilmington and the Washington Redskins

Hobbies: Athletics

Dream vacation: London

Prized possession: Blanket from childhood

Hidden talent: Ball handling

Motto: Never give up and always try harder.

Three words that describe me: Athletic, organized, smart

Someone who inspires you: Mia Hamm

Greatest accomplishments: Doing well in sports and getting good grades

Career goal: Orthodontist and coaching athletics

If I’m a millionaire by age 20, I’ll: give some to family and friends, some to charity and put the rest in savings.