Name: Marie Kempf

Name: Marie Kempf

Age: 17

School: Phoenix High School

Hometown: Phoenix

Parents: Michael and Cynthia Kempf

Academic accomplishments: 3.89 GPA, nominated swim team captain, senior class president, most inspirational swimmer, and swimming MVP.

Activities: Key Club, Stars, Deca, swimming, Leadership, FFA, volleyball, track, and National Honors Society.

What do you do in your free time? Hang out with friends and dance.

Favorite book and author: "Bubba the Cowboy Prince" by Helen Kettemen.

Favorite Movies: "Sleeping Beauty."

Plans for after high school: To attend the University of Oregon and study education.

What advice would you give younger students to help them get the most out of their school years? Difficult things are going to come your way, but you are your worst enemy. I have had a great high school career because no matter what comes my way, I keep my head high and have fun.