Sarah Connors is in eighth grade at Center Grove Middle School North.
She is a member of the LEGO Robotics Club team, National Junior Honor Society and choir, is an assistant instructor at Stage 1 Dance Academy and works for CGTV, which presents the school’s video announcements.
Reporter Magen Kritsch recently asked her the
How did you get involved in dance?
“When I was 3 years old, my mom put me in dance classes because I wanted to take dance lessons like my sister. I have never stopped dancing.”
What is your favorite dance to perform?
Why did you join the robotics team?
“In sixth grade, I put in my application for CGTV (the announcement crew) for my seventh-grade year, and one of the questions was “What is your favorite subject?” I answered honestly and wrote both math and science. I was not selected to be part of CGTV in seventh grade, but the CGTV teacher is also the robotics coach. He told me that I might like LEGO robotics. So, in seventh grade, I applied for LEGO robotics, was accepted and have been hooked on robotics. I also was accepted for CGTV this school year!”
Name an interesting thing you learned at school this year.
“In language arts, we are starting to read Shakespeare, and I learned that the front of the stage is called ‘downstage’ because in Shakespeare’s time the stage was tilted so that the people on the ground could see the play. I had always wondered in dance why the front was ‘downstage’ and the back was ‘upstage.’
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
Attending veterinary school at Purdue University
What is your favorite website?
How many pairs of shoes do you own?
25 or more, which includes dance shoes.
Who would play you in a movie about your life?
Who are the top three artists on your iPod?
The Beatles, the Piano Guys and Florence and the Machine
What is the most recent movie that you saw at a theater?
What is the worst movie you saw in the theater?
“Most of the movies that I have seen in theaters have been pretty good, but the absolute worst movie that I have ever seen was ‘The Forbidden Planet,’ that I watched with my dad.”
What are you most looking forward to about spring?
“Having more time to relax and have fun.”