CFISD Student of the Week: Kendale Walker

September 12, 2017

Student of the Week: Kendale Walker

Sept. 12, 2017—Farney Elementary School fifth-grade student Kendale Walker has showcased her love of writing music and singing by performing the National Anthem at Texas A&M University baseball and softball games, in addition to various sporting events across the state. She’s already released one album, while her most recent song earned her the “Local Artist Spotlight” on Cypress Radio KCYB (103.5 FM).

School: Farney Elementary School

Age: 10

Grade: 5

Accomplishments: In June, Walker released In the Country, her first original song that is on iTunes, while an accompanying music video is on her YouTube channel. Walker has also performed the National Anthem at numerous sporting events across the state, including Texas A&M University baseball and softball games.

Favorite class: Writing. “I love to write although teachers say (I have) to go back and make songs into complete sentences and not fragments like most songs are.”

Favorites things to do after class: Practicing and playing the guitar, spending time with my dogs and spending time in the recording studio.

Favorite song: In the Country by Kendale Walker, of course.

Favorite website: YouTube. “Love to research music (and) how to make crafts.”

Favorite TV show: The Voice. “Love watching those that get up there and live their dream, and I love to hear the judges’ ideas and comments to help better the singers.”

Favorite movie: Boss Baby. “It’s just funny.”

Ambition: “My desire in life is to excel in a career where I can be on stage singing to inspire others to dream big and know that with sincere ambition, anything is possible if you work hard at it.”

What topics/things are you passionate about?: “Volunteering by giving back to the community and practicing vocals and guitar on a daily basis.”

What three things can’t you live without?: “God, family and music.”

What are you most looking forward to this semester?: “Being able to have a successful semester academically and professionally.”

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