Prairie Press Student of the Week: Bonnie Drenning


What's your name? Your grade? Where do you attend school?
My name is Bonnie Drenning, I’m in grade six, and I got to school at Chrisman.

What is (are) your favorite subject(s)? What draws you to that subject?
My favorite subject is STEM because you can make a lot of projects and build with little materials

What extracurricular activities are you involved in (clubs, sports, volunteer efforts)? Why?
I am in volleyball because I love doing volleyball and I thought it would be fun to be in a team and go to games and tournaments. I’m also in the activities club because I like giving ideas to the dances and I love to decorate.

What is your dream job?
To be in the Marines or Army.

Dream vacation spot?
Germany, Berlin.

What is your favorite memory from this school year so far?
The volleyball tournament, we may have lost two out of three but we had fun and tried our best.

Who is a teacher, staff member, or coach who has made a positive impact on you? How did they do it?
Mrs Matias, I chose her because she always has a smile on her face and was always so nice which reflected on to me and made me happier

What is your advice to younger students?
My advice to younger students is to not stress about school and have fun

What does your family look like? Do you have any siblings?
My family looks chaotic, I have three siblings Brynna, Paige, Devlin.

Do you have any pets? What is your favorite type of pet?
I have a horse, mule, two goats, two dogs, and four cats

If you could accomplish anything in your life, what would it be?
To get in to Harper College to be in the military

What’s your favorite restaurant?
Hibachi Grill

If you could go to lunch with anyone, from any part of history, who would it be and why?
Pablo Picasso, why is because I love his abstract art work and would like chance to meet him in person.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?
The words “It’s okay to be sad sometimes” I felt like I didn’t have to bottle anything up anymore or pretend I’m not sad or mad and I can just cry and not hold it in when I really need to.

Student of the week, Chrisman Eagles, Bonnie Drenning