February Student Q+A- Lizzie Heyman ’12

Lizzie Heyman '12

The Q+A- two students, two faculty members, each month. This month we sat down with senior Lizzie Heyman.

Conducted by Leigh Jacobson


Common misconception about me: That I’m crazy. I spend my weekends curled up in bed with my cat.

Most creative gift, given or received: Someone made me a a scrapbook with quotes and pictures that related to our friendship; it was really sweet.

Movie you’ve seen most: Despicable Me, Mean Girls or Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

Book you’ve read the most: The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chobsky.

One thing I can’t live without: Music, and oxygen, nutrition, you know,  the usual stuff…

What you wanted to be at age 10: A Veterinarian Rock Star… I had wild dreams.

Favorite gadget: My phone… typical but true.

Teacher pet peeve: I have no problem with the homework you give me, unless you didn’t teach me how to do it.

Procrastination technique: The internet…

Student hobby: Singing and acting…

Favorite thing about being a senior: School ends March 30 – I don’t think you can beat that.

Movie star you wish you could take to prom: James Franco.

Topic you love but wouldn’t talk about in a college interview: Mystical creatures and politics.

Favorite classes you’ve taken at Milken: Any of my English classes and Lybroan’s math class.

Funniest Hebrew word: Neta.

Most memorable learning experience: I spent last summer in Israel – definitely the most life-changing and memorable experience of my life.

Favorite Milken trend: The Fruit Cart and @milkenproblems.

Most beloved/interesting item in your school bag: My Moleskine.