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Student Spotlight: Tess Kara

By Mehar Nijjar, Reporter

This week’s Student Spotlight shines on seventeen year-old IB junior, Tess Kara.

Tess is in Dance Production and has been dancing for the last eight years. When it comes to dancing, her favorite part is performing with her friends in front of an audience. The lights, fun costumes, and adrenaline all encourage Tess to dedicate her time learning and memorizing sequences.  In addition to dancing, Tess has been playing the rare but beautiful harp for seven years and counting.

In her free time, Tess enjoys playing with her new puppy, Harlow, and watching her favorite TV shows, including The Office, This is Us, and Stranger Things (these are only a few of the many that she enjoys). I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson is Tess’ favorite book to read.

Although she was born in sunny Santa Cruz by the ocean side, Tess says that her favorite weather is rain in the season of fall. Tess’ positivity and optimism show in her day-to-day persona. A perfect example of her growing and positive mindset would be her determination to make Thursday – what used to be her least favorite day of the week- now her favorite day of the week. Little things like this make Tess Kara the wonderful person she is, exploring new things and paving the path ahead of her.

 

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