Rebecca Hegge: Likes history and dreams of being an archeologist

Age: 14

Grade: 9

School: Capital High School

Hometown: Portland, Ore.

Parents: Bill and Terra Hegge

Best personal achievement: My grades

How I spend my time: Soccer, school, going to youth group, and playing with my dog

Favorite subject: History

Favorite movie: “Star Trek”

Favorite book: “Cheaper by the Dozen” by Frank B. Gilbreth and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey

Dream job: Archeologist

Someone I respect: My grandfather

College Id like to attend: The University of Washington

Someone famous I’d like to meet: Neil Armstrong

Someday, looking back on my life I’d like to be able to say ... : That I made a difference.

Biggest challenge facing teenagers today: Apathy

Staff comment: “Rebecca is a delightful student and individual. She is engaged, bright and well-read. She brings a lively curiosity and mirth to class and other campus activities. Her classmates recognize her as a considerate and sensitive individual. I particularly admire the fact that she is respectful while keeping her own mind and integrity. She is a most refreshing, joyful member of our school.” Bruce Newman, junior high history and girls basketball coach, Evergreen Christian School