Q. and A. with 2020 Senior Kayla Hickey from Borah High School
Dream Job: Wildlife Conservationist
Celebrity Crush: Don’t have one 🤷🏼♀️
Biggest Accomplishment So Far: Hiking to the top of Gunsight Peak in Leadore, Idaho, and writing my name on a piece of paper in a rusty old can next to my great grandfather’s.
Unusual Talent That I Have: I’m good at (and enjoy) logic puzzles.
Favorite Place On Earth: Leadore, Idaho
Favorite Song: The Dance by Garth Brooks
Person I Most Want To Meet: Garth Brooks 😂
Favorite Things In My Closet: My hats (cowboy and ball cap)
Favorite Brand: Justin Boots
Something I Wish I Were Better At: Listening
3 Things I Can't Live Without: My family, my pets, and books
Favorite App On My Phone: Instagram
Most recent Netflix binge: Heartland
My Goal After High School: Go to University of Idaho for Wildlife Resources and Rangeland Conservation.
My Hobbies: Reading, riding my horses, caring for my animals and growing plants
Favorite Fictional Character: Crowley from Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens
The Last Good Book I Read: The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert
My Favorite Dessert: Ice cream
What I'm Excited About For College: Meeting new people and learning as much as I can about natural resources.
A Random Fact About Myself: I hate all seafood and shellfish
My Friends Would Describe Me As: Crazy and intelligent
3 Things No One Knows About Me: I know how to drive a tractor, I almost lost the ability to walk, and I’ve only ever been in one car accident and it was a school bus accident.
Who is your role model and why?
My mom. She’s independent and hardworking and I hope to be as accomplished as she is.
Favorite thing to do to pass the time?
Read a good book or spend time outside soaking up the sun.
What is your favorite place to shop?
D&B Supply, not only do they have awesome clothes and pet supplies, but I work there 😂
Best life advice you’ve ever received?
To have the ability to rely on no one but yourself, if it comes down to it.
Best high school memory so far?
Going on field trips with my science classes.