Renaissance girl's likes span creative spectrum
She's also passionate about reading and loves to watch a good story unfold in her imagination. Watson says she loves helping little kids and hopes to pursue a career as a school teacher when she's older. She lists music, clothes and books as things that she absolutely could not live without.
NAME: Derby Watson
SCHOOL: Cornerstone Christian Academy
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Watson is on a local swim team
ACTIVITIES/CLUBS: Watson is involved in extracurricular swimming. She also plays the piano, is in a local art club and performed in Cornerstone Christian Academy's recent Christmas play.
FAVORITE CLASS: "I like art class because it allows me to do creative projects."
FAVORITE THING TO DO AFTER SCHOOL: "I like to read," Watson said. "I like to imagine the story in my head."
FAVORITE BOOK: "Heidi" by Swiss author Johanna Spyri
FAVORITE MOVIE: " 'Heidi' – It's also my favorite book, and I like the scenery (in the movie)."
FAVORITE WEBSITE: www.GirlsGoGames.com – "It has tons of choices of games," Watson said.
FAVORITE TV SHOW: "Anything on the Food Network because I like to cook and bake."
FAVORITE MUSICAL ARTIST: "Taylor Swift – her songs are like stories."
HER PASSION: Watson is passionate about a number of creative and athletic pursuits, including reading, swimming, art and musicals.
HER INSPIRATION: "My teachers, coaches, family and the Bible."
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