Cy-Fair ISD Student of the Week: Kaylen Gonzalez

Cy-Fair High School senior Kaylen Gonzalez won the first-place award at the Greater Houston Area Cupcake Battle at Pasadena Rayburn High School last month. Competing among approximately 140 entries, Gonzalez won for her “Reese’s Cupcake.”

School: Cy-Fair High School

Age: 17

Grade: 12

Accomplishments: Won grand champion breeding rabbit at Cy-Fair ISD 2011 Livestock Show and Sale; won second place in diving during district meet; won first place at the Cupcake Battle; started up own cupcake business.

Favorite class: Culinary. “I don’t have to do paperwork. I get to work with my hands, and learn new foods and techniques for cooking.”

Favorite thing to do after class: “When there are waves in Galveston, I am there – rain or shine – surfing.”

Favorite song: “Three Little Birds” by Bob Marley

Favorite website: StumbleUpon. “It opens you up to a lot of things you wouldn’t dream of. New ideas and new inspirations to create.”

Favorite TV show: Fringe. “Not many people know about it, but it’s the best show ever. It makes you really think about the world and the unexplainable. It’s the big ‘What if?’”

Favorite Movie: Chasing Mavericks. “Overcoming obstacles and big waves to surf on – what’s not to love?”

Ambition: “I want to open a bakery and a surf shop eventually.”

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