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Name: Amber Townsend.
Family: Father, Ernie Townsend Jr., of Colusa; mother, Mai Ton, and sister, Brittney Bowmer, both of Monterey; and a ton of family throughout Colusa County.
City of residence: Colusa
Occupation: Senior at Colusa High School
Hobbies and interests: I enjoy taking pictures and capturing those special moments of my family and friends. I love hanging with my family and friends as often as I can, while making as many memories as possible.
What are your goals for this year? To graduate high school and continue my education in college to pursue my dream of becoming a doctor.
What are your favorite things about spring? Wearing tank-tops, shorts, sandals and polished toes; having fun in the sun.
What are some of your fondest memories? My school memories with all my friends, family trips and being able to spend quality time with them all.
Whom do you most admire and why? Definitely my family. My family is very supportive and no matter what, they won't ever let you down.
Who is your favorite coach, teacher or mentor? Sue Gibbs is my favorite mentor because she is always willing to help with anything I need. My favorite teacher would have to be Sandy Huff. I had her in the second grade at Burchfield and now I'm student teaching with her fifth-grade class. She is very fun and energetic. She always goes out of her way to say hi to everyone and she's very polite.
What is your dream job? To become a doctor.
What was your inspiration for your senior project? Prevention of diabetes; to educate the younger generation and those older than me in the community.
What qualities in people do you most admire? Honesty and trustworthiness.
What was the last thing that made you laugh? When I was answering these questions, and my cousin Dylan said I admired him the most.
What topic of conversation really gets you steamed? Generally I'm very happy-go-lucky. I try to stay away from those that may bring drama or negative vibes.
Is there anything you're truly passionate about? I'm truly passionate about helping those in need.
Biggest accomplishment? I've accomplished keeping my grades up, got my driver's license, I've worked over the summer at Hand-in-Hand and I've put together B.A.A.D, Bringing Awareness About Diabetes walk/run fundraiser that's being held this Sunday. I plan to donate 100 percent of the proceeds to the American Diabetes Association.
CONTACT Jenn Anderson at 934-6800 or email@example.com.