Student spotlight: Ellen Simons
In the spotlight
Ellen Simons is an eighth-grade student at Salisbury Academy.
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
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.