December 4, 2017
Dec. 4, 2017—Salyards eighth-grade student Emmanuel Blanks serves both inside and out of his school community, helping volunteer at a food pantry while also serving as Beaux the Bengal at school.
School: Salyards Middle School
Accomplishments: Blanks serves as Beaux the Bengal at Salyards, is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and is also in the Salyards band which received a Division 1 rating. In addition to his school activities, Blanks helps serve others at a food pantry.
Favorite class: “U.S. History because my teacher makes it fun and easy.”
Favorite things to do after class: “Talk to friends, church activities and help out my brother.”
Favorite song: “I love all genres.”
Favorite website: Roblox. “It is fun and I can socialize with people.”
Favorite TV show: Cops. “I want to be a police officer.”
Favorite movie: Spiderman. “I like action movies.”
Ambition: “To become a police officer because my father is a police officer.”
What topics/things are you passionate about?: “Helping out the community.”
What inspires you?: “People sacrificing to help others.”
What three things can’t you live without? “God, family and friends.”
What are you most looking forward to this semester?: “Getting good grades, helping out sixth graders and being a good example.”