Full name: Samantha J. Ryai.
Parents' names: Denise and Rick Ryai.
School and grade: Seventh-grader at Harmon School.
Job or chores you do: I help with our pets.
Activities and hobbies: Cheerleading, basketball and dancing.
Career aspirations: Own a hair salon or be a veterinarian.
Favorite food: Almost all desserts.
Favorite singers or groups: Carly Rae Jepson.
Favorite television show: "Dance Moms."
A good movie you've seen recently or your all-time favorite: "The Last Song."
What's your favorite all-time book or story? "Ghost Dog Secrets."
What are your favorite things about your school? I really like my very fun and nice teachers. I also like my outstanding principal and vice principal.
What improvements would you like to see at school? I would like for all textbooks to be on a mobile device.
Other than your parents, who do you look up to most? My grandparents, because they are kind and always around.
What would you change about yourself? I wish I was a little more open to trying new things, because if I don't I might miss out on some very fun experiences.
Do you collect anything? I collect beads for my bracelet.
Do you have any pets? Three dogs named Cody, Daisy a Snickers.
What was your best vacation and why? When I went to the Outer Banks, because when I walked out of our rental house I would walk right onto the beach and out to the ocean.
If you become a parent, what advice would you give your children? Always smile, because that's what lets others know you're nice.
What famous person would you like to meet most? Taylor Swift, because she is a very good roll model.
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be? Hawaii, because I think it is very pretty there.