Most Likely to Succeed
Korey John McDonald was born on June 4, 1989, to Polly and John McDonald. Korey has four siblings: Chad, Jennifer, Kelli, and Karli.
This athlete is involved in football, basketball, baseball, and track. Not only does Korey keep himself busy with sports, he also participates in a myriad of activities. He is an active member in choir, band, Jazz Band I & II, quiz bowl, jazz choir, large group speech, mock trial, NHS, and is a new member of the journalism staff. Korey shows he can balance a schedule because he has been on the High Honor Roll all four years of high school.
Korey attends United Methodist Church where he is part of the youth group and runs the sound system for services. This year, Korey is taking some very challenging classes including: government, physics, Novel II, speech, journalism, psychology, calculus, single survival, and band.
TMNT is Korey’s favorite movie and his preferred music genre is anything but country; his favorite song is Seventeen by Winger. He likes the color blue, his favorite T.V. show is “American Gladiators”, and he loves the book Angels and Demons by Dan Brown. If Korey could spend a day with someone living or dead, he would like to be with his Grandma and Grandpa Slife. “I was never able to have a conversation with them and I would have really liked to.”
Korey’s future plans are going to a four-year college and possibly playing basketball. In ten years, he sees himself working and enjoying life. Looking back on high school, his most memorable moment was winning a state football championship. His advice to underclassmen is, “Be friends with everyone and get involved.” So far, Korey has had a very successful high school: He was named 2nd team all conference in baseball, has been on the high-honor roll all four years, is a member of NHS, and he received honors for All-State speech.
This active student is sure to have a successful college career and it will be exciting to see where life takes him.