Freshman Friday: Wilhelmine Guenther


Courtesy of Guenther

Wilhelmine Guenther plays on Huron’s varsity field hockey team as well as being a part of the art club.

Maya Fu, Staff Writer

Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and what hobbies/sports you do.

A: “My name is Wilhelmine Guenther! I enjoy playing field hockey, and I really like to read.” 


Q: How would you describe your transition from middle to high school?

A: “I would describe it as fairly smooth. I didn’t really encounter any bumps in the road and all my siblings before me have done this same exact thing, so I kind of knew what to expect.” 


Q: What classes are you most looking forward to taking either now or in the future?

A: “I’m most looking forward to taking DP Physics, as well as the chemistry class I’m taking right now.” 


Q: What are 3 words to describe your first day of high school and why did you choose them?

A: “I would choose nervous, exciting, and familiar. Well, maybe not necessarily familiar, but it did remind me a lot of middle school, and I chose the other two words because I think they’re like, not really classic, but it’s something a lot of people go through.” 


Q: How difficult was it to navigate around the school in the first few weeks? When do you think you’ll have a good grasp of the entire building structure?

A: “I don’t find it really difficult to navigate around the school, and I already know where all my classes are, partially because all my siblings have gone to this school. And I think it’s fairly easy to navigate the building once you’re aware of the structure.” 


Q: Who has left an impression on you in the first couple weeks— whether it be a classmate, staff member, or teacher? Describe the impression. 

A: “I think Mr. Carter, our principal, has left an impression on me. He repeats the phrase “Make it a great day or not, the choice is yours” everyday, and I like to remind myself of it. I also know him from my middle school, because he was my principal back then, too.” 


Q: How do you want to remember your high school experience four years later? What are you doing now or how do you plan to make that happen? 

A: “I want to remember my high school experience as something I enjoyed. To do that, I’m going to make sure I stay on top of my assignments, do all my work, and just try and have fun.”