Lily - Senior Portrait Photography Session - Pensacola

What’s your name?  Do you have a nickname(s)?

“Lillian, but I go by Lily”

Describe your senior year in three words.

“College Application Overload”

Your favorite high school memory?

“Studying so long for a test with my friends and acing it.”

What extracurricular activities where you involved in?

“Ballroom dance, FBLA, HOSA, Working on my Buddy Bench Project.”

What are your plans for after high school?

“I plan to major in Public Health with the goal of becoming a Physician Assistant, but can also see myself doing environmental law or advocacy.”

If you could have one song play every time you entered a room, which song would you choose?

“Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen.”  

If you had the opportunity to travel anywhere, where would you go and why?

“The Galapagos Islands! The archipelago is so rich with life that it would be an amazing experience.”

What are three things you must do in your lifetime?

“Become a PA, be involved in some sort of environmental policy change, travel.”

How do you spend your free time?

“Studying, going to dinner and seeing movies with friends, knitting, ballroom dancing, binging Netflix, and going to the Y.”

If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why?

“A Toucan because they’re so magnificent and can fly through some of the most beautiful rainforest.”

What inspires you?

“My brother, who is on the autism spectrum and is the kindest, most talented, and genuine person I’ve ever known.”

Finish this sentence: “When I was young, I used to imagine myself as…”

“Owning a bakery.”

Where do you hope to be in 10 years?

“Living in New Orleans or abroad being a PA.”

What’s the best advice you’ve been given?  Who gave it to you?

““Actions speak louder than words.” - My parents.”

If you were stranded on an island, what 5 things would you bring with you, and why?

“A solar charger, my favorite pillow, tomatoes, a photo of my family and friends, and my phone.”

What are you most proud of accomplishing while you were in high school?

“Giving talks at elementary schools about inclusion and kindness and then installing Buddy Benches on their playgrounds.”

Photographer- Ashley