Hamilton Elementary School fifth-grade student Thanh-Nhu Tran Bui served as captain for Hamilton’s Name That Book team, which won its second consecutive Name That Book championship on March 5th at the Berry Center.
School: Hamilton Elementary School
Accomplishments: Name That Book grade-level winner (3rd grade); Name That Book district champion, 2012 and 2013; Student Council/class representative (5th grade); participated in Horizon Showcase (2nd, 4th and 5th grade); participated in Technology Fair (5th grade); participated in Fit Girls program (5th grade); participated in 5K runs to benefit cancer patients (2nd and 5th grade); Gifted/Talented program (1st-5th grade); straight-A student (1st-5th grade); member of Spring Cypress swim team (2010-present); participated in Piano CCMTA Young Artist Competition (2008-present), placing first or second every year; participated in Guild Audition (2007-present), receiving Superior Plus rating every year; and performed piano pieces at community center for elderly (Thanksgiving 2012).
Favorite class: Language arts. “I Love language arts because I love reading and writing.”
Favorite thing to do after class: Write, design websites, read and watch TV.
Favorite song: “Arms” by Christina Perri
Favorite website: thanhmi99.wix.com/harrypotterworld. “I like it because I created it, and it’s about Harry Potter.”
Favorite TV show: Cake Boss. “I enjoy seeing the final result, the completed cake.”
Favorite Movie: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. “I like it because I like the book version.
Ambition: “I want to become a zoo owner because I love animals and I want to own as many as possible.”
What topics/things are you passionate about? Harry Potter, animals and animal rights.
What inspires you? Nature, Harry Potter and animals.
What three things can’t you live without? Food, water, and oxygen.
Thanh-Nhu Tran Bui