A TEEN’S TAKE: Alex Landry on attending a Catholic school

“Attending a Catholic School, St. Jean Vianney, has benefited me in that I could freely learn about God and the sacrifice of his Son, Jesus Christ. It has allowed me to live my faith while participating in academic studies, sports and clubs. It has also prepared me for sharing the mission of the church in spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ not only for the mission trip I am preparing for this summer but also for future life endeavors.”

Age: 14

School: St. Michael the Archangel High School, freshman in the fall.

Parents: Michelle and David Landry

FAVORITES:

Books: The Harry Potter and Hunger Games series

TV shows: “American Idol” and NFL Network “Top 10”

Movie: Harry Potter and Hunger Games movies

Music: “Enjoy many genres”

Hangout: “Anywhere with friends”

Role model: “Tim Tebow not only because of his athletic talent, but also because of his professed Christian values.”

Extra: Alex Landry enjoys basketball and most other sports, Drama Club, Student Council, Quiz Bowl, Beta Club and Youth Legislature. One of his favorite quotes is “We are what we believe we are” from C.S. Lewis. He was chosen the Baton Rouge Diocese’s Eighth Grade Student of the Year. “As an SJV eighth-grader, I especially enjoyed mentoring to my kindergarten prayer partner, Parker (Castleberry).”

William Taylor

Assistant People editor