Samuel Watkins is a fifth grader at Brunson-Lee Elementary and also a member of the Bob & Renee Parsons Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix. Samuel is known around the Club for being a model club member and is funny, outgoing and respectful. He participates in many activities like football and is friends with everyone. Here is what he had to say:
Q: How long have you been coming to the Club?
A: I have been coming to the Club since October.
Q: How did you find out about the Club?
A: My friends at school told me about it and they said it was cool place.
Q: What do you like to do when you come to the Club after school?
A: I like to hang out and talk with my friends. I also do my homework after school, play Minecraft in the Computer Lab and play football with my friends.
Q: Who’s your favorite staff member at the Club?
A: Mr. Jacob. He’s really nice.
Q: Why do you think the Club nominated you to be in In the Zona?
A: I think I was chosen because I am a good kid and I help around the Club. I help the staff with whatever they need during the day.
Q: What does the Club teach you that helps you in outside of the Club?
A: They teach me how to play different kinds of sports like basketball and football. I want to be a football player when I grow up and play with the Green Bay Packers or San Francisco 49ers and the Club helps me with skills like running and throwing. I also learn to be nice and be kind to others.
Q: What’s your favorite part of the fifth grade?
A: My favorite part is reading.
Q: Why is reading your favorite part?
A: I like that it helps you learn about all different kind of subjects. I really like reading all different kinds of chapter books, especially mysteries.
Q: Anything else you would like readers to know about you?
A: I love my family.
Samuel Watkins is a fifth Grader at Brunson-Lee Elementary.