HCHS student of the week: Jessie Carothers

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Local student of the week

Jessie Carothers is 16 years old and a sophomore.

Your principal says you’re career and college-ready, where do you want to attend college?
Northern Kentucky University is a good option or U of L. I will major in orthodontics and minor in agriculture business. “Mrs. Davie (ag teacher) is so passionate, she made me like it,” Carothers said.

What’s your career choice?
I want to be an orthodontist. I’ve had braces twice and my orthodontist always keeps it upbeat.

What do you like to do outside?

I like to run, not on sports teams, just run. I also enjoy riding bikes and swimming.

What are you reading right now?
Harvesting the Heart by Jodi Picoult

What’s new?

This is my first day driving to school. I left super early to be sure I got a parking spot. It’s exciting.

Favorite way to spend downtime:
I love being with my family, my boyfriend and my friends.
What do you want to accomplish as a junior?
I’m taking more AP classes and all honors classes.