Five questions with Bedford North Lawrence senior Jet Melvin
Sport: track; Career choice: electrical engineering; College: IUPUI
Question 1: What will you miss most about high school?
Melvin: I will miss sitting at the lunch table with my friends, telling stories, making jokes.
Question 2: What did you enjoy most about track?
Melvin: The thing I enjoyed most was training with my friends.
Question 3: What life lessons did you learn from track?
Melvin: A life lesson I learned from track, and various other sports, is that mental strength is one of your most important keys to success.
Question 4: What pointed you toward your future career path?
Melvin: As a kid, I always liked knowing how things worked and building things with Legos. I believe that’s what pointed me to the engineering field.
Question 5: As the restrictions are lifted, who was the first person you wanted to see?
Melvin: I want to meet up with all my friends and go do something together to have fun.
Senior Spring Spotlight is a daily feature focusing on BNL’s senior class following the cancellation of the spring sports seasons by the IHSAA in the midst of the coronavirus epidemic.