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2019 Graduate Spotlights: Sabria and Sophia Merrifield

 

Today we are highlighting Sabria and Sophia Merrifield!

 

As you probably know, or have noticed thanks to the the gorgeous photo above, Sabria and Sophia are twins. Other than their obvious outer likeness the Merrifield twins have many similar passions, interests and values. They have both been a part of TA’s track team, TA’s first ever TedX event, the Arabic, Civil Rights and Environmental Club, and even share a favorite teacher, Senora Davis.

 

Sabria Merrifield

Activities You've Participated in at TA?

"Tedx, Action Team, Amnesty International, environmental Club, Civil Rights Team, Arabic Club, Pep Band, cross country, indoor and out track."

Favorite Spot on the TA Campus & Why?

"The quad or the gazebo, because those places are surrounded by nature and the beautiful campus. Those two places are very peaceful and a small but big part of TA."

Most-loved Thornton Academy Traditions & Memories? Why?

"One of my most loved TA memories is being a part of the international fair. My twin and I assisted my friend from Ghana. I loved this memory because I got to learn about new cultures and perspectives."

Where Do You See Yourself in 10 Years?

"I see myself in 10 years living my best life, with peace, love, and positivity in a Spanish speaking country."

 

 

Sophia Merrifield

 

Activities You've Participated in at TA?

"Arabic Club, Indoor/Outdoor Track, volleyball, action team, environmental club, civil rights, TEDx Club, and Amnesty International."

Favorite Spot on the TA Campus & Why?

"My favorite spot on campus is the gazebo because I love seeing our beautiful campus. Not only that, but I love doing homework outside and listening to the birds sing."

Most-loved Thornton Academy Traditions & Memories? Why?

"The football games. This is due to everyone all uniting for the love of the game, resulting in the whole community being together."

Where Do You See Yourself in 10 Years?

"I don’t know where I see myself in ten years. I just know that I’ll be doing what I love and I’ll probably be living in a Spanish speaking country."

 

 

Thank you Sabria and Sophia for sharing your positivity, thoughtfulness and caring attitude with our community - you have both left a distinct imprint here! 

¡Felicidades y Buena Suerte!