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MEET YOUR NEIGHBOR: Kayla Dennis, 15, Grass Valley

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How long I’ve lived in Nevada County: 11 years.

Why I like living here: Because it’s a small town, but not too far away from the city. It’s beautiful and I have lots of family up here.

What I do in my spare time: Play basketball, dance, and eat and hang out with my friends.



My family: My mom, Denise; dad, Adam; sisters Kassi and Laura; and brother, Adam.

Best friend: Dani Beth Correll.




Favorite food: Mexican, but pizza’s a close second.

Job: School, full time!

If I won a million: I’d go shopping and then who knows? … whatever I wanted.

My favorite vacation: Hawaii for two weeks.

My dream vacation: Disney World cruise.

My greatest accomplishment: Jeez, I da’ know … umm …

If I could relive my life, I would: Change absolutely nothing. Where’s the fun in regrets?

What I’d change about the world: Poverty, it needs to go away!

The most important lessons I’ve learned: No matter how much you don’t want to believe it, your parents are always right – well, most of the time.

The people who have made the biggest difference in my life: My parents, no doubt about that. My coaches and teachers, and my family, every single one of them.

My hero: I’ll say what my mom told me – my parents.

The best book I’ve read recently: “The Power of One.”

My personal theme song: “Nobody’s Fool,” by Avril Lavigne.

Favorite TV Show: “CSI.”

A movie I’d recommend: “Billy Madison” for laughs and “The Ring” for scares.

What you should know about me: I’m a very outgoing, energetic person. I love to dance and I don’t know what I’d do without my sports – basketball and track. I’ve been playing the clarinet for seven years and now play in the Nevada Union High School Symphonic Band. I play basketball for the Lady Miners on J.V. and I also run track and field. I have kept a 3.9/4.0 GPA through middle school and high school. I want to be a criminologist when I grow up. I guess we’ll leave it at that.

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