December Student Q+A- Sophie Pennes ’11

Sophia Pennes

The Q+A- one student, one teacher, each month. This month we sat down with senior Sophie Pennes.

Conducted by Leigh Jacobson
Spotlight Editor

Common misconception about me: Probably that I’m mean

Most creative gift, given or received: I got a fantastic flash drive from Bradley Friedman for my 16th birthday…

Movie you’ve seen most: Well I have Step Brothers memorized, so either that or Into the Wild

Book you’ve read the most: American Judaism by Jonathan D. Sarna…of course

One thing I can’t live without: My Burt’s Bees chapstick

What you wanted to be at age 10: A veterinarian

Favorite gadget: CAT PAINT APP!!!

Teacher pet peeve: I hate when teachers give you busy work. And when teachers make you ask to go to the bathroom. Come on, is that a jk?

Procrastination technique: Facebook

Student hobby: What is that?

Favorite thing about being a senior: Having groupies…

Movie star you wish you could take to prom: Emile Hirsch. No Question.

Topic you love but wouldn’t talk about in a college interview: How good I am at telling lies.

Favorite classes you’ve taken at Milken: Race, Class and Gender with Holton. And probably America 3.0 with Mr. Cassie. Great classes.

Funniest Hebrew word: They all sound like people clearing their throat to me.

Most memorable learning experience: Tiferet

Most purchased item in Student Store: In the 9th grade, Erin Smith and I had about 3 bagels a day each. With cream cheese. I’ve definitely spent a few thousand dollars in that small room of moms.

Favorite Milken Trend: The PNR (Park n’ ride)

Most beloved/interesting item in your school bag: Most interesting? The strange lunches my mother packs for me.

Have any suggestions  for next month’s Q+A? Contact Leigh Jacobson at [email protected].