Member Spotlight: Dasani
"I enjoy being able to help the younger members at my Club."
Member since 2010
Why She Became a Member: “I joined because my parents worked late and at that time they didn’t want me to be at home by myself.”
She attends the club year around. Last summer, she volunteered at the Club and helped with administrative work, such as answering the telephone.
Favorite Room: Homework room, because it gives her a quiet place to do her homework and draw
Favorite Hobbies: Singing, drawing and playing video games
Favorite Video Games: Injustice, Kingdom Hearts and Harvest Moon are some of her favorite games, which she plays on her Nintendo 3DS. She gives a big thanks to Canon for gifting her with a Nintendo 3DS this past Christmas!
Favorite Color: Lavender
Favorite Television Show: Steven Universe
“It’s interesting and funny. It’s not your average kid show. I appreciate everything about that show and the art animation design is very good, and the scenery displayed throughout the show is very nice.”
Favorite thing about the 8th grade: Being able to watch CNN News Report during her Civics class, because she enjoys watching the news and staying up to date with what is going on around the world
Staff member who inspires her the most: “Mr. Mark encourages me to break out of my shell, and to participate in activities that I wouldn’t normally enjoy doing or think about trying. I’m usually quiet, until someone gets to know me. He’s taken the time to get to know me and I appreciate that about.”
Favorite Subject: Art. “I really enjoy practicing new forms of art such as drawing, beading, sewing, etc. I like seeing myself improve in a new form of art, plus my current teacher is really cool.”
Future Career Goals: “I want to pursue Art in college and create animation shows and movies. I would love to start working on digital art skills during high school.”
Random fact: Her mom is her motivation to continue to work hard because she wants to make her mom proud.
Favorite BGCVP field trip: Two educational seminars that were hosted on the campus of Christopher Newport University, which she attended a couple of years ago.
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