Art focus: Advanced TV productions
Adviser nomination: This is Cathleen's second year in TV productions so she has become a natural leader. She is constantly putting in extra effort to make sure what we do is the best it can be. Cathleen even volunteered during the summer on several television production projects. She also volunteers at Lakeland Public TV and helps produce 'Lakeland Currents.'
Your favorite role: Directing and producing. I like overseeing everything that goes on. I like to see how it turns out and see that we have a good product.
Brainerd High School junior Cathleen DeGeest worked the camera Monday in advanced TV productions class. Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls» Purchase reprints of this photo.
What do you like about TV productions: Multiple things. I love that all my friends are in it and it's a good class where you learn the ins and outs of TV production. And all the good skills that go along with it like writing, leading, organization and making deadlines. It has helped me (in other classes) by getting things done on time and to work harder.
Memorable fine arts achievement: My first time directing the 'Warrior Update,' this year.
Favorite movie: Fight Club.
Best movie made: Slumdog Millionaire.
Favorite TV series: Law and Order: SVU.
Favorite book: The Giver.
Favorite band: Hanson.
Favorite song: Thrash Unreal - Against Me!
Favorite food: Veggie subs.
Perfect day: Coming to school without going to my early bird class and working on TV productions all day and being with my friends.
Parents: Chris and Cory DeGeest of Brainerd.
Honorable mention: Natalie Taylor, senior, Fifth Street Journal: Fifth Street Journal adviser said, Natalie has been one of the strongest writers for the Fifth Street Journal. She does not shy away from difficult stories, and she writes in a manner that is professional and creative.
Alanah Luthjohn, senior, orchestra: Luthjohn is the principal violin in sinfonia and is the leader of her section.
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