L.A. Student of the Week: Tom Chen

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8th grader, Tom Chen’s initial reaction to being chosen as student of the week for Language Arts was “nothing,” in an interview with the Matador Messenger.

“Tom Chen excelled at writing essays, oral language, and he helps others in his class,” stated Mrs. Hensel,  Chen’s language arts teacher

Some challenges Tom Chen found in Mrs. Hensel class was reading the book named “Million Dollar Shot.” Chen’s favorite sport outside of school is basketball.

“Tom Chen’s classmates look up to him as a role model and leader. He is a great model and has a great attitude inside the classroom,” reported Mrs. Hensel.

He really enjoys being in Mrs. Hensel’s language arts class. “It’s my favorite class,” stated Tom Chen.