Carlee Hopson Sings For New Way Academy’s Football Games

Tell us a little bit about yourself.

I love to ride horses…west coast swing dance and sing.  I also love to work with the kids at my church.  I love to hang out with my friends.  I perform in a group called The Noise and we go on tour every summer and sing for the homeless and people who don’t have as much as we have.

How did you get chosen to sing the National Anthem for your school’s football games?

Mr. Walker heard me sing our school talent show and so he asked if I could learn the national anthem to sing at a football game..so I said yes!

How did you react when you heard this news?

When he asked me I felt happy.

What other singing competitions have you been apart of?

I have been in many singing competitions Idol in the Skye, Peoria Idol, Tempe Idol, and Country Idol.  I have also been in west coast swing dance competitions too.

What is your favorite song to sing out loud?

My favorite songs to sing are Redneck Woman by Gretchen Wilson and Try by Colbie Callait

How long have you been a singer? What type of singer do you consider yourself to be?

I have been singing since I was little, I have always loved to sing.  I love to sing country music and hip-hop the most.

What is your favorite thing about New Way Academy?

My favorite thing about being at New Way is meeting new people and my reading teacher Mrs. Fuller who has helped me so much.

Carlee Hopson is a 9th Grader at New Way Academy

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