Sept. 27, 2021—Salyards Middle School eighth grade student Sydney Parlevliet is praised by her teachers for being an accomplished student both in and outside the classroom.
School: Salyards Middle School
Accomplishments: Parlevliet is a decorated actress, having been named Salyards’ Best Actress and performing in multiple shows. She also holds a school record in the 100-meter hurdles.
Favorite class: “Theater is my favorite class because I love the class environment, I love to act, and I’m surrounded by great teachers and classmates.”
Favorite things to do after class: “I love to hang out with my family.”
Favorite website/app: “iMessage, because I love to text my friends and family.”
Favorite TV show: “The Office, because it’s really funny!”
Favorite movie: “Interstellar, because it is a thriller with a great storyline.”
Ambition: “I would like to attend The University of Houston one day and become an actress because I’m so passionate about performing and acting. I would also like to be an astronomer because I love to discover new things and things in space really are interesting to me.”
What topics/things are you passionate about?: “Acting and sports.”
What inspires you?: “My family inspires me because they work really hard which inspires me to do my very best.”
What three things can’t you live without?: “Family, friends, theater and sports.”
What are you most looking forward to this semester?: “Cross country meets and our UIL One-Act Play, The Secret Lives of Toads. I was chosen as one of the leads, Barrie.”