Oct. 17, 2022—Black Elementary School fifth grade student Sofia Rendon is known around school for her kindness and willingness to always help.
School: Black Elementary School
Accomplishments: Rendon’s teachers credit her for always being sweet and kind to others. Rendon recently wrote a note to a fellow classmate that was having a difficult time in class, encouraging him not to be embarrassed and that if she was having a difficult time, she would feel frustrated, too. Rendon is always trying to assist her classmates in any way she can.
Favorite class: “My favorite class is reading. Reading has always been easy for me and is the most fun.”
Favorite things to do after class: “My favorite things to do after school are play with my sister and play Roblox.”
Favorite song: “Running Up That Hill by Kate Bush.”
Favorite website/app: “Roblox, because I can play with friends.”
Favorite TV show: “Bluey, because in each episode there is a life lesson.”
Favorite movie: “Up, because it is cute.”
Ambition: “I like to earn all A’s and would like to make it further than district in the Name That Book competition this year.”
What topics/things are you passionate about?: “I do not like when people are mean and not kind to others. It makes me upset because you never know what people are going through.”
What inspires you?: “My dad inspires me because he is always telling me that it will be okay and to learn from my mistakes.”
What three things can’t you live without?: “I cannot live without my family, friends and TV.”
What are you most looking forward to this semester?: “I’m really excited to be a fifth grader and I’m really excited about all the field trips and other fun things fifth graders get to do.”