Brooklyn Center Secondary seniors look back on the Centaur life

As another school year at Brooklyn Center Secondary School comes to a close, another class of Centaur seniors prepares for a new life after graduation. The Sun Post asked eight Centaur seniors about life at BCS, what they enjoyed about going to school, and what lies ahead.

SANDO DOUGAN
What was your favorite part about going to BCS?
The diversity. We’re a very diverse group of students, and I feel like people are very accepting of each other because of that. I’ve been to other schools before, and it’s not as diverse as here.
Favorite subject?
Dance and math
Extracurricular activities?
Tennis and dance
Plans after graduation?
Attending North Hennepin Community College to complete general studies, and then transfer to a university to study social work

 

 

 

 

KIONTA FAUDOAS
What was your favorite part about going to BCS?
Sports, because I play football and basketball. Also, winning Homecoming King was my favorite part, too.
Favorite subject?
Math and civics
Extracurricular activities?
Football, basketball, AVID, worked for school’s YMCA program
Plans after graduation?
Going to Concordia University in Chicago to play football and study pediatric nursing

 

 

 

 

 

SADIA HILLS-SQUIRE
What was your favorite part about going to BCS?
The fact that I can meet so many people who are like me, so many people who share the same culture I do, and also different cultures, and we all form one big friend group. It’s a lot more fun to learn about other cultures and what other people do.
Favorite subject?
Math and science
Extracurricular activities?
Band, tennis, dance
Plans after graduation?
Plans to go to North Hennepin Community College for two years, followed by a transfer to St. Catherine University for possible medical studies

 

 

 

 

FATIMA KABA
What was your favorite part about going to BCS?
Meeting all my teachers. How nice they are, and they really want to see me succeed, so it was really nice getting to know all of them.
Favorite subject?
English
Extracurricular activities?
Track and field, Girl Scouts
Plans after graduation?
Heading to Mankato State for a psychology major, then go on into clinical psychology

 

 

 

 

 

LIONNAL MATHIES
What was your favorite part about going to BCS?
The small class size, because I knew everybody. I’m pretty close to most of my friends here.
Favorite subject?
English
Extracurricular activities?
Football and basketball, All-District honorable mention in football
Plans after graduation?
Going to University of Wisconsin-Stout to study exercise science, plans on being a personal trainer

 

 

 

 

 

ROLAND OSAGIEDE
What was your favorite part about going to BCS?
Growing up with everybody since elementary school. I went to Earle Brown, so a lot of the seniors had been going to school since Earle Brown.
Favorite subject?
Math
Extracurricular activities?
Basketball, track and field, football, Leos Club, AVID
Plans after graduation?
Going to Bethel University on a full-ride scholarship, majoring in engineering

 

 

 

 

 

EMMANUEL TOGAR
What was your favorite part about going to BCS?
The teachers treat people well, and (they) help you with your work.
Favorite subject?
Math
Extracurricular activities?
Soccer
Plans after graduation?
Plans to go to Anoka-Ramsey Community College to study nursing

 

 

 

 

 

JADE YANG
What was your favorite part about going to BCS?
The class size is actually so small that everybody here just knows each other. Just having my friends there, I could just experience everything fun in my everyday life.
Favorite subject?
Math
Extracurricular activities?
Class of 2017 valedictorian, dance team, National Honor Society, International Club, track and field, tennis, Brooklyns Youth Council, vice president of Student Council
Plans after graduation?
Plans to attend St. Catherine University to major in public health