Name: Kaitlin Burks
Grade/age: Fifth, 11 years old
Teacher: Ms. Bonnie Gray
School: Red Bay Elementary
Family: Parents, Jeff and Amy Burks; brother, Hunter, 6
What do you want to be when you grow up?
A teacher because I love teaching kids.
Where do you want to go college?
Auburn University because I like that team.
What are your hobbies?
I've been playing basketball for four years, and I play the piano. I started four or five years ago, and I practice 30 minutes every day.
What is your favorite piece of music to play on the piano?
"What Child Is This?"
What is your favorite sports team?
What is your favorite subject in school?
Science. I like learning about space and the planets.
If you could visit any planet, which one would it be?
What is your least favorite subject?
I don't have one.
If you were principal for a day, what would you do?
I'd have a dance-off competition at the school. And I would see if all of the students were doing all right and behaving.
What do you like most about Ms. Gray?
I have her for English and science, and she explains stuff very well.
Which person do you admire the most?
My mom and dad. My mom always helps if I have a problem, and my dad plays with me and helps me with basketball.
Name one place you would like to visit.
I'd love to visit New York (City) and see the Statue of Liberty with my family.
If you could meet any person dead or alive, who would it be and why?
God. I would ask him, "How does it feel to not sin?
What kind of music do you enjoy?
Gospel and country. I like Kenny Chesney.
What is your favorite homemade food and restaurant?
When my mom cooks potatoes with melted cheese and sour cream over them. I like Olive Garden in Tupelo or Florence.