February 10, 2017
Feb. 10, 2017—Cypress Ranch High School senior Micah Smith has been involved with theatre since he was a young child, earning major roles in Cypress-area productions. With a penchant for learning new things and working through challenges, Smith enjoys solving math problems and writing music. He draws great enjoyment out of helping other people.
School: Cypress Ranch High School
Accomplishments: Played Donkey in Cypress Academy of Performing Arts’ Shrek The Musical; played the Toymaker in the Cypress Ranch production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang; placed second at the National Thespian Festival.
Favorite class: Math. “It not only gives me a chance to think about a problem, but it shows ways to work through them. I like to keep that in mind when going through life, things may seem hard at first but there is always and answer to everything.”
Favorite things to do after class: “After class I love to write music and read. Lately, I have been working on my first album where I'm putting some of my own experiences into music. It gives me a chance to escape the real world.”
Favorite song: Who You Are by Jessie J.
Favorite website: CNN. “It keeps me informed on daily news and important things that may be happening.”
Favorite TV show: Hannah Montana. “It showed the value of family and friendship and how to never be afraid to stand up for what you believe.”
Favorite movie: God’s Not Dead. “This film showed how young people can make a difference too.”
Ambition: “Something that keeps me going is knowing that I have or am going so help someone. I don't necessarily want to hear ‘thank you;’ I just love seeing the joy on someone's face when something positive has happened to them.”
What inspires you? “I love working. Just having something to do really helps me move along.
What three things can’t you live without? My family, my church and God’s love.
What are you most looking forward to this year? “I am actually looking forward to my college auditions and deciding where and what I want to do in life outside of high school.”