Meet Kendall Endres, this year’s Teacher Spotlight Columnist! Kendall lives in Alexandria, Virginia with her parents, younger sister, and fluffy bichon puppy. This will be Kendall’s first year at clay. Along with writing for the ezine this year, Kendall begins her senior year of high school and will take College Psychology, Children’s Literature, Personal Finance, Modern History, and Economics.
After high school, Kendall hopes to obtain a degree in English and a masters in psychological counseling. Although her ultimate dream job is to become an egyptologist, she is working towards her “more realistic goal” of becoming a psychologist. But who says you can’t be both? Right now, she plans on completing high school and then taking a gap year and attending a community college.
When asked what three things she would want if she was ever stuck on a tropical island, she stated she would want a gun so she could hunt, a pan to cook food in, and the Harry Potter series so she wouldn’t get lonely or bored. Not surprisingly, the Harry Potter book dearest to her is the Deathly Hallows. Like the true Ravenclaw she is, her favorite colors are blue and silver.
Like Queen Susan from Narnia, Kendall excels in the art of archery. She also enjoys reading, writing, and figure skating. Her favorite superheroes are Supergirl, Black Widow, and Spiderman. While her preferred vacation spot is Cass-lake, Minnesota, she dreams of traveling to other places. In fact, the top three places she wants to travel are Norway to see the Northern Lights, Colorado, and Italy.
Kendall’s favorite Bible verse is Proverbs 31:25, “Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she smiles at the future.” As she so aptly put it, “When I think of a woman clothed in strength and dignity I think of a true Christian woman – an ambassador of Christ who reflects who He is. If nothing else, that is what I want to be remembered as.”
With Kendall’s remarkable endeavors and interests, she is well suited to add some excitement to clay.