Math wiz divides time among many pursuits
St. Vincent de Paul eighth-grader Anna Winter is an accomplished student who participates in a wide range of academic contests and extracurricular activities.
Anna particularly enjoys math and hopes to attend the University of Virginia to study to be a chemical engineer. When she's not busy with school or sports, Anna enjoys hanging out with her friends and making friendship bracelets. She lists her iPod, bracelet-making supplies and ice cream as things she absolutely couldn't live without.
NAME: Anna Winter
SCHOOL: St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Ranked first place at the St. Pius X Academic Rally Team Prep Bowl, also earned first place in the rally's individual math competition; ranked second place at the Strake Jesuit College Preparatory Team Prep Bowl; received honorable mention in the University of St. Thomas Essay Contest
CLUB/ACTIVITIES: Beta Club, volleyball, cheerleading, soccer
FAVORITE CLASS: "Math – because I like to see how all parts of my life are connected in some way."
FAVORITE THING TO DO AFTER SCHOOL: "Hang out with my friends – we always have a great time together."
FAVORITE BOOK: "'Betraying Season' (by Marissa Doyle) – It's a love story with unexpected twists and turns."
FAVORITE MUSIC GENRE: "Country – because the songs tell stories that really touch your heart."
FAVORITE WEBSITE: www.miniclip.com – "They always have new games that are really fun to play."
FAVORITE TV SHOW: "Big Bang Theory"
FAVORITE MOVIE: "'Sherlock Holmes' – It's a mystery, a complicated puzzle, put into action."
FAVORITE FOOD: "Pizza. Who doesn't like a good slice of pizza?"
FAVORITE COLOR: Light blue
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