B.E. Center Stage Senior - Taylor

Taylor's Q&A

Q: What will you miss the most about high school?

A:  I will definitely miss my senior class the most, because I've grown up with these people for the past twelve years. We've experienced so much along side of eachother, and it will definitely be a change having to navigate through life with a new set of people.

Q: What are your post-graduation plans?

A: I will attend Maryville University to major in nursing.

Q: Where do you see yourself at 27?

A: I see myself working in a hospital, showing kindness and compassion to my future patients while helping them to heal.

Q: What is your best advice for underclassmen?

A: Often times, you will be so distracted by homework and extra-curriculars that you forget to notice the changes that are happening with others, including your friends. Always make sure that you take time to check in on your friends, otherwise you might find yourself surrounded by strangers.

Q: What do you spend the majority of your money on?

A: Books from Barnes & Noble

Q: Do you still watch cartoons? If yes, which one?

A: I could never pass up a Scooby-Doo re-run!

Q: Where would you bury hidden treasure if you had some?

A: In my room! Nobody would ever find it in there.

Q: What movies could you watch over and over and still love?

A: Pretty Woman, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and Phantom of the Opera.

Q: What childhood toy do you still have?

A: My American Girl dolls

Q: Occupations you wanted to be when you were a kid?

A: For the longest time I wanted to be a Volcanologist. I heard it was a hot line of work.

Q: If you could go back or forward in time, where would you go?

A: I would go back to the 80's to experience true Rock & Roll.

Q: If you could go back or forward in time, where would you go?

A: I would go back to the 80's to experience true Rock & Roll.

Q: If they made a movie about your life, what actor would play you?

A: Ella Fanning

B.E. Center Stage Senior - Maddie

Maddie's Q&A

Q: What will you miss the most about high school?

A: My friends! And definitely wearing my uniform, having to pick out my clothes in college is going to be so different.

Q: What are your post-graduation plans?

A: I'm going to the University of Arkansas to study Pre-Med

Q: Where do you see yourself at 27?

A: Maybe married, maybe in Med school. Hopefully successful with whatever i'm doing.

Q: What is your best advice for underclassmen?

A: Don't rush your life! High school goes by so unbelievably fast, cherish every moment.

Q: What do you spend the majority of your money on?

A: Shoes, I definitely buy way too many shoes

Q: Do you still watch cartoons? If yes, which one?

A: Not very often but if I do its usually spongebob.

Q: Where would you bury hidden treasure if you had some?

A: I'd probably bury it in my backyard

Q: What movies could you watch over and over and still love?

A: The Breakfast Club is an all time favorite movie of mine. I've watched it atleasdt 100 times.

Q: What childhood toy do you still have?

A: I still have my American girl dolls, probably because my mom is forcing me to keep them for my future kids haha.

Q: Occupations you wanted to be when you were a kid?

A: I wanted to be a teacher so bad when I was little.

Q: If you could go back or forward in time, where would you go?

A: I would probably go back to when I was a little kid because I never realized how simple things were back then.

Q: If they made a movie about your life, what actor would play you?

A: I would hope Leighton Meester (Blair from gossip girl) because i've never wanted to be some one as bad as I want to be her.

B.E. Center Stage Senior - Casey

Casey's Q&A

Q: What will you miss the most about high school?

A: Volleyball, bonfires, football games, and my friends.

Q: What are your post-graduation plans?

A: I plan on attending the college, preferably Lindenwood, Mizzou, or Missouri State. Majoring in psychology and minoring in fine arts in hopes to start a career in art therapy.

Q: Where do you see yourself at 27?

A: I see myself living in the heart of New York City, running my own company, newly married and beginning to start a family.

Q: What is your best advice for underclassmen?

A: Don't be obnoxious, work before play, never stop and talk in the halls, and don't worry about the ACT- it's dumb anyways! Just keep your GPA up!

Q: What do you spend the majority of your money on?

A: Clothes and food.

Q: Do you still watch cartoons? If yes, which one?

A: Yes, guilty of binge watching princess movies and pretty much anything Disney.

Q: Where would you bury hidden treasure if you had some?

A: The bottom of the ocean!

Q: What movies could you watch over and over and still love?

A: Frozen, Silver Linings Playbook, Elf, Halloweentown movies, Forrest Gump, Divergent, The Hunger Games, Uptown Girls, and The Blind Side.

Q: What childhood toy do you still have?

A: My teddy bear, named teddy...original right.

Q: Occupations you wanted to be when you were a kid?

A: An astronaut, I wanted to fly to the moon and write my name on it.

Q: If you could go back or forward in time, where would you go?

A: Back to the 1800's I think it would be awesome to wear one of those poofy dresses, then to the future to fly a car!

Q: If they made a movie about your life, what actor would play you?: Leighton Meester.

B.E. Center Stage Senior - Taylor

Taylor's Q&A

Q: What will you miss the most about high school? 

A: I will probably miss going to football games and supporting all of my best friends on the team the most.

Q: What are your post-graduation plans?

A: I am considering going to Mizzou and studying to become a radiologist or paralegal. I will most likely also minor in photography.

Q: Where do you see yourself at 27?

A: I see myself graduated from college, having a great enjoyable job, and possibly owning my own home.

Q: What is your best advice for underclassmen?

A: Stand up for what you believe it. DO NOT let anyone push you around. Try your best and strive for good grades. It may seem tough now, but in the end, it will all be worth it!

Q: What do you spend the majority of your money on?

A: I would say I spend the majority of my money on clothes and things for my boyfriend.

Q: Do you still watch cartoons? If yes, which one?:

A: When I have the chance to watch cartoons, my go to choices are Scooby-Doo, Spongebob, and The Looney Tunes.

Q: Where would you bury hidden treasure if you had some?

A: I would probably bury treasure on a beach somewhere in Jamaica or Bora Bora, so I could have the chance to go back and check on it!

Q: What movies could you watch over and over and still love?

A: The Longest Yard, The Blind Side, Shawshank Redemption, and Madea Goes to Jail. BEST MOVIES EVER!

Q: What childhood toy do you still have?

A: My four wheeler. I've had the same one since I was about 6 years old, and I still love it. :)

Q: Occupations you wanted to be when you were a kid?

A: I wanted to be a Marine Biologist, but that was shot down when I realized I would probably never live on the beach.

Q: If you could go back or forward in time, where would you go?

A: I would go forward in time to Graduation! I'm so excited to get out of my small town, and experience bigger and better things. (And a week after graduation, I'll be in Jamaica!)

Q: If they made a movie about your life, what actor would play you?: Sandra Bullock would probably have to be the one to play me, because she is the greatest woman on this earth. She can seriously play so many different "characters" and still be great at every one.

B.E. Center Stage Senior - Katie

Katie's Q&A

Q: What will you miss the most about high school?

A: Being a part of the Varsity Dance Team

Q: What are your post-graduation plans?

A: College at Missouri State or Mizzou

Q: Where do you see yourself at 27?

A: Married and working as a special needs teacher at a high school.

Q: What is your best advice for underclassmen?

A: Get involved in school, be a part and go to as many school activities/clubs/teams as you can handle. The relationships you create with your peers and teachers will make your high school experience an amazing one with tons of amazing memories.

Q: What do you spend the majority of your money on?

A: Food

Q: Where would you bury hidden treasure if you had some?

A: At my grandma's house.

Q: What movies could you watch over and over and still love?

A: Step Up movies, Harry Potter, Hunger Games

Q: What childhood toy do you still have?

A: My bunny who was there with me for all of my childhood hospital stays.

Q: Occupations you wanted to be when you were a kid?

A: Veterinarian, Hair cutter, Janitor

Q: If you could go back or forward in time, where would you go?

A: Back in time to when all my graduated friends were home, miss them tons.

Q: If you could go back or forward in time, where would you go?

A: Forward in time to when I would know who I am going to marry.

Q: If they made a movie about your life, what actor would play you?
A: 
Dakota Fanning

B.E. Center Stage Senior - Rylee

Rylee's Q&A

Q: What will you miss the most about high school?

A:I will miss all of the people the most! I have made so many friendships throughout high school and not seeing everyone everyday will take some getting used to.

Q: What are your post-graduation plans?

A: I hope to attend Memphis University, majoring in Cognitive Science. I plan to try out for their competitive pom team in the spring!

Q: Where do you see yourself at 27?

A: I see myself living in my own home, being on the right track to become Criminologist for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Q: What is your best advice for underclassmen?

A: The best advice I could give to underclassmen is to make the most out of your high school experience. Before you know it, it's time to grow up.

Q: What do you spend the majority of your money on?

A: I spend the majority of my money on food. Going out with my friends seems to be a common habit of mine.

Q: Do you still watch cartoons? If yes, which one?

A: Sometimes I catch myself watching the classic Disney movies. This includes Hercules, The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, and so on.

Q: Where would you bury hidden treasure if you had some?

A: I would hide buried treasure somewhere it can't be found...

Q: What movies could you watch over and over and still love?

A: I could watch any old Disney movie over and over again. They never fail to make me laugh and remind me of my childhood.

Q: What childhood toy do you still have?

A: I still have my Easy Bake Oven. I used to think I was the best baker in town when I baked the little cakes!

Q: Occupations you wanted to be when you were a kid?

A: My dream occupation was a "weather girl". I was pretty smart for wanting to be a Meteorologist, now that I think about it. You can be completely wrong and still keep your position.

Q: If you could go back or forward in time, where would you go?

A: I wouldn't do either. My past makes me who I am today, and I want to be surprised about my future.

Q: If you could go back or forward in time, where would you go?

A: I wouldn't do either. My past makes me who I am today, and I want to be surprised about my future.

Q: If they made a movie about your life, what actor would play you?

A: If my life was made into a movie, I would want Julianne Huff to play my part. She is such a likable person and actress.

B.E. Center Stage Senior - Bryce

Bryce's Q&A

Q: What will you miss the most about high school?

A: All of my friends and sports teams i was apart of

Q: What are your post-graduation plans?

A: play college football and go into the field of nursing

Q: Where do you see yourself at 27?

A: hopefully, in the NFL or a successful nurse

Q: What is your best advice for underclassmen?

A: work hard in everything you do, then you will be successful

Q: What do you spend the majority of your money on?

A: food or sporting equipment

Q: Do you still watch cartoons? If yes, which one?

A: spongebob

Q: Where would you bury hidden treasure if you had some?

A: in my backyard

Q: What movies could you watch over and over and still love?

A: avatar, Forrest gump, remember the titans

Q: What childhood toy do you still have?

A: a red power ranger

Q: Occupations you wanted to be when you were a kid?

A: football or baseball player

Q: If you could go back or forward in time, where would you go?

A: civil war times or medieval times

Q: If they made a movie about your life, what actor would play you?: 

A: Will Smith

B.E. Center Stage Senior - Paige

Paige's Q&A

Q: What will you miss the most about high school?

A: My friends

Q: What are your post-graduation plans?

A: I hope to attend either SIUE or Missouri State in the fall.

Q: Where do you see yourself at 27?

A: I hope to have a great nursing career at one of the children hospitals.

Q: What is your best advice for underclassmen?

A: Always study and do your homework, keep good grades but also have fun!!

Q: What do you spend the majority of your money on?

A: Definitely clothes

Q: Do you still watch cartoons? If yes, which one?

A: No, but I miss watching cartoons. :(

Q: Where would you bury hidden treasure if you had some?

A: An island on the Mississippi River

Q: What movies could you watch over and over and still love?

A: Cinderella Story

Q: What childhood toy do you still have?

A: All of my Polly pockets

Q: Occupations you wanted to be when you were a kid?

A: Vet

Q: If you could go back or forward in time, where would you go?

A: Forward

B.E. Center Stage Senior - Riley

Riley's Q&A

Q: What will you miss the most about high school?

A: I will miss getting to see and hang out with my best friend everyday since we aren't going to the same college. I'll miss the themed football games and dances too!

Q: What are your post-graduation plans?

A: I will study nursing at Illinois State University, where I have a scholarship to play soccer too!

Q: Where do you see yourself at 27?

A: I hope that at 27 I will be married, have a good nursing job, and maybe live somewhere near the mountains like Colorado.

Q: What is your best advice for underclassmen?

A: Don't be afraid to do your own thing! Don't worry about being popular, just focus on being yourself and finding where you fit in.

Q: What do you spend the majority of your money on?

A: Clothes and food! Those are my weaknesses.

Q: Do you still watch cartoons? If yes, which one?

A: Since cartoons are normally on in the morning, and I am definitely not a morning person, I don't watch cartoons often. I would rather sleep in!

Q: Where would you bury hidden treasure if you had some?

A: Probably just in my backyard so I could get to it easily if I needed to!

Q: What movies could you watch over and over and still love?

A: She's the Man, Bridesmaids, and 21 Jump Street are some of my all time favorites. I could watch them over and over and still laugh at almost very part.

Q: What childhood toy do you still have?

A: I still have a little stuffed animal I named Pancake that I got when I was little from my grandparents.

Q: Occupations you wanted to be when you were a kid?: Veterinarian or a pop star! I was obsessed with animals and loved to perform songs for my family with my sister and cousin.

Q: If you could go back or forward in time, where would you go?: I would go forward to college because even though I am enjoying my senior year I can't wait to play soccer in college and start a new chapter!

Q: If you could go back or forward in time, where would you go?

A: I would go forward to college because even though I am enjoying my senior year I can't wait to play soccer in college and start a new chapter!

Q: If they made a movie about your life, what actor would play you?

A: Kendall Jenner. Really only because she's tall and has brown hair like me!

B.E. Center Stage Senior - Carmen

Carmen's Q&A

Q: What will you miss the most about high school?

A: Getting to see my friends everyday

Q: What are your post-graduation plans?

A: I think I want to go into broadcast journalism or something with campus ministry

Q: Where do you see yourself at 27?

A: Married or at least engaged and successful in my job

Q: What is your best advice for underclassmen?

A: Don't stress out about the little stuff and enjoy every moment of high school because it goes by much too fast.

Q: What do you spend the majority of your money on?

A: Clothes and makeup

Q: Do you still watch cartoons? If yes, which one?

A: I occasionally watch the disney channel

Q: Where would you bury hidden treasure if you had some?

A: I would probably bury it in my wallet (:

Q: What movies could you watch over and over and still love?

A: Clueless, The butterfly effect, The clique

Q: What childhood toy do you still have?

A: I still have a stuffed rabbit my grandma got me before I was born

Q: Occupations you wanted to be when you were a kid?

A:  A veterinarian, A model, A tv star , A singer

Q: If you could go back or forward in time, where would you go?

A: I think I would definitely go back in time to relive some fun moments in my life or fix old mistakes

Q: If they made a movie about your life, what actor would play you?

A: Ariana Grande would have to play me

B.E. Center Stage Senior - Carly

Carly's Q&A

Q: What will you miss the most about high school? 

A: I will miss friday night football games, being the leaders of the school, and coming home to my mom's good dinners after school! :)

Q: What are your post-graduation plans?

A: I am still deciding on which college I will attend next fall but I am leaning towards UCM right now and thinking about majoring in elementary education...but who knows that could all change tomorrow.

Q: Where do you see yourself at 27?

A: I see myself living somewhere in St.Louis,married, possibly have a baby or two, and having a good job that I enjoy. (hopefully)

Q: What is your best advice for underclassmen?

A: My best advice for underclassmen would be to not wish your high school experience away because it goes by way to fast. Enjoy the time you get with your friends and family while it lasts because once you graduate you will miss it!

Q: What do you spend the majority of your money on?

A: I spend the majority of my money on food, getting my nails done, shopping with my friends, and anything else that involves blowing money on pointless things!

Q: Do you still watch cartoons? If yes, which one?

A: Not really, I am mainly all netflix!! But when I babysit my younger cousins I will enjoy some disney cartoons with them!

Q: Where would you bury hidden treasure if you had some?

A: I have no idea....probably somewhere in the woods in my backyard??

Q: What movies could you watch over and over and still love?

A: Kicking & Screaming and Elf because I LOVEEE Will Pherell, and Grease is my all time favorite movie!

Q: What childhood toy do you still have?

A: I still have my little pink pig piggy bank, when I was younger I was OBSESSED with pigs and thought they were the cutest little things ever. (weird....I know..) lol

Q: Occupations you wanted to be when you were a kid?

A: I have always wanted to be a teacher! I used to love playing in our playroom on our whiteboard and desk and pretending I was a teacher for hours by myself.

Q: If you could go back or forward in time, where would you go?

A: I would fast forward and check which college and major I decide on and enjoy because right now I am still deciding all of that and it is quite stressful and kind of difficult!

Q: If they made a movie about your life, what actor would play you?

A: I would say Sandra Bullock just because she is beautiful and amazing and I love watching movies with her in them!

B.E. Center Stage Senior - Tessa

Tessa's Q&A

Q: What will you miss the most about high school?

A:I will miss being around my friends everyday and dancing at basketball and football games.

Q: What are your post-graduation plans?

A: I am going to the University of Kentucky and majoring in nursing.

Q: Where do you see yourself at 27?

A: I will be a pediatric nurse practitioner that specializes in oncology. I will have no more schooling to do, and hopefully I'll be married by then.

Q: What is your best advice for underclassmen?

A: My advice would be to actually try in school and make good grades, because the grades you get freshman and sophomore year do matter!

Q: What do you spend the majority of your money on?

A: My money mostly goes towards gas.

Q: Do you still watch cartoons? If yes, which one?

A: No I don't!

Q: Where would you bury hidden treasure if you had some?

A: I would bury it on top of a mountain because then it would be an adventure finding it.

Q: What movies could you watch over and over and still love?

A: Footloose!

Q: What childhood toy do you still have?

A: I still have the blanket and baby doll I got when I was born.

Q: Occupations you wanted to be when you were a kid?

A: I've always wanted to be either a doctor or a nurse.

Q: If you could go back or forward in time, where would you go?

A: I would move back to the time I was a kid. Everything was always about having fun, there was no stress!

Q: If they made a movie about your life, what actor would play you?

A: Probably Abigail Breslin because I've been told I kind of look like her.

B.E. Center Stage Senior - Johanna

Johanna's Q&A

Q: What will you miss the most about high school?

A: Mainly my friends, and the memories I've made with them.

Q: What are your post-graduation plans?

A: I plan on double majoring in Psych and Literature!

Q: Where do you see yourself at 27?

A: Hopefully with a steady job, and a really cool haircut.

Q: What is your best advice for underclassmen?

A: Be respectful to upperclassmen, and don't try to grow up too fast. It goes a lot more quickly then one would think.

Q: What do you spend the majority of your money on?

A: Books. Far too many books.

Q: Do you still watch cartoons? If yes, which one?

A: Of course, Adventure Time and Regular Show.

Q: Where would you bury hidden treasure if you had some?

A: I'd probably hide it in my closet somewhere, it's so messy it's not like people would be able to find it.

Q: What movies could you watch over and over and still love?

A: Pride and Prejudice, Donnie Darko, and all the Harry Potter's.

Q: What childhood toy do you still have?

A: A Teddy bear, his name is Red. He's red, I was a very creative child.

Q: Occupations you wanted to be when you were a kid?

A:  I've wanted to be an author since I could read.

Q: If you could go back or forward in time, where would you go?

A:  The past, to meet all my favourite authors.

Q: If you could go back or forward in time, where would you go?

A: The past, to meet all my favourite authors.

Q: If they made a movie about your life, what actor would play you?

A: Hopefully Keira Knightly. That would rule.

B.E. Center Stage Senior - Katie

Katie's Q&A

Q: What will you miss the most about high school?

A: Seeing all my friends every day!

Q: What are your post-graduation plans?

A: Go to college and study communications, English, or journalism.

Q: Where do you see yourself at 27?

A: Hopefully finished with college, living in the city, and working at a job I love.

Q: What is your best advice for underclassmen?

A: Maya Angelou once said: "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." Don't fixate on being popular or getting the best grades in your class, focus on being happy and transferring that happiness to others.

Q: What do you spend the majority of your money on?

A: Definitely clothes and food.

Q: Do you still watch cartoons? If yes, which one?

A:  I'll always stop to watch old episodes of Spongebob if they're on.

Q: Where would you bury hidden treasure if you had some?

A: My bedroom -- it's so messy that no one would ever find it!

Q: What movies could you watch over and over and still love?

A: Pride and Prejudice, Dirty Dancing, and all three High School Musicals.

Q: What childhood toy do you still have?

A: My stuffed animals.

Q: Occupations you wanted to be when you were a kid?

A: Ballerina, teacher, and talk show host.

Q: If you could go back or forward in time, where would you go?

A: I'd go back to the twenties for the fashion!

Q: If they made a movie about your life, what actor would play you?

A: Mila Kunis or Vanessa Hudgens

B.E. Center Stage Senior - Lilly

We've got Lilly on the blog today! Her Senior session is Center Stage because well, just take a look! We're loving Lilly's style and she is drop dead gorgeous as can be! Get to know more about Lilly by reading her Q&A!

Center Stage Senior - Lilly

Lilly's Q&A

Q: What will you miss the most about high school? 

A: My friends

Q: What are your post-graduation plans?

A: Go to Greece then to college.

Q: Where do you see yourself at 27?

A: Hopefully I'll be a successful musician.

Q: What is your best advice for underclassmen?

A: While it's all fun and a great time to go to parties, don't forget about what's really important and take some down time for yourself and hang out with your family.

Q: What do you spend the majority of your money on?

A: Food, music, and movies. Mainly food.

Q: Do you still watch cartoons? If yes, which one?

A: On occasion. Usually Tom and Jerry.

Q: Where would you bury hidden treasure if you had some?

A: In a desert because who's going to look there?

Q: What movies could you watch over and over and still love?

A: Talladega Nights, Elf, Christmas Vacation, The Notebook.

Q: What childhood toy do you still have?

A: A lot of them actually. Barbies, hot wheels, teddy bear, baby doll, etc. my mom didn't throw much away.

Q: Occupations you wanted to be when you were a kid?

A: Veterinarian, fashion designer, super star.

Q: If you could go back or forward in time, where would you go? 

A: To the Italian Renaissance.

Q: If they made a movie about your life, what actor would play you?

A: Chloe Grace Moretz