Cypress Falls High School senior Hassan Khan was selected as one of two finalists at the George Bush Institute Economic Debates, recently held in Dallas. Competing among 42 debaters from across the country, Khan won $3,000 in scholarship and prize money for his performance.
School: Cypress Falls High School
Accomplishments: Class Valedictorian, Science Olympiad, National Merit Scholar, AP Scholar, National Forensic League Academic All American, state and national debater, Key Club, Mu Alpha Theta, Spanish National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society.
Favorite class: English. “I enjoy experiencing new ideas and exploring different authors. I also like science.”
Favorite thing to do after class: Eat, play video games, read, and play ping-pong.
Favorite song: “Every Teardrop is a Waterfall” by Coldplay
Favorite website: Reddit.com. “It is entertaining and helps me keep up with current events.”
Favorite TV show: The Colbert Report. “I appreciate his satirical sense of humor.”
Favorite Movie: V for Vendetta. “I enjoy the artistic merit and revolutionary concept.”
Ambition: “I would like to be a philosophy professor. I enjoy higher-level critical thinking and would be engaging in a college classroom.”