Name: Avery Rhea
Grade/age: 6th grade, 11 years old
Teacher: Ms. King
School: Tharptown Elementary
Family: Parents Mitch Rhea and Crystal Rhea; brother Tristan, 8
What do you want to be when you grow up?
A singer because I just like to sing a lot. I've sung in a talent show before at another school. My favorite song to sing is "All I Want To Do" by Sugarland.
Where do you want to go to college?
The University of Alabama.
What are your hobbies?
Writing songs and I play softball at school.
What is your favorite sports team?
What is your favorite subject in school?
Math. I like to do algebra because it's really fun and easy. I'm not that good at it but I love to do it.
What is your least favorite subject?
Probably social studies.
If you were principal for a day, what would you do?
I would help anyone who has problems. And I would have arts and crafts time for everyone.
Who is your favorite teacher, past or present?
Ms. (Angie) Garrison – I had her for English. Everyone calls her "Mrs. G," and she's a funny teacher.
Which person do you admire the most?
I'd say my momma. She's nice and she has a good job. She works with A&E Hospice.
What's your favorite thing to do on Saturday morning?
I clean my room because I like to do it when I have the spare time. After that, I do all my chores, doing dishes and folding clothes. For fun, I sing and write songs. My songs are happy ones or about friends but they're not finished yet.
If you could vote, which candidate would you choose?
I'm not really sure but if I had to, I'd vote (John) McCain.
Name one place you would like to visit.
I'd visit New York City because there are a lot of places I'd like to see there. I'd bring my family with me.
What is your favorite restaurant or food?
I like to eat Chinese and Mexican food. My favorite food at home is my momma's fettucine.
What kind of music do you enjoy?
If you could meet any person dead or alive, who would it be and why?
Carrie Underwood because she's a good singer. I'd ask her to sing her song, "All-American Girl," with me.