Senior Spotlight: December 2019

Andrés “Hector” Polanco

Andrés participates in many different parts of the school community. From playing violin to writing for Hoofprints to being the Vice President of LASO, he truly does it all. When he’s at home, he enjoys napping and watching Netflix (specifically, romantic comedies). His favorite show is Grey’s Anatomy, and his favorite food to accompany his nightly Netflix binges is his grandma’s lentil soup. He loves listening to music by Kanye West, Frank Ocean, and Cuco. 

Fun Fact: Andres has a pink birthmark on the palm of his right hand!

Tess Kaplan

Tess is an amazing actress, and participates in almost every school play and musical. She sings in chorus, writes her own songs, and used to sing in a rock band called Underage. Tess is a captain of the Girls’ Varsity Tennis Team, and she loves to do crossword puzzles. She is the treasurer of the Executive Board, co-president of Feminism Club, and participates in Hoofprints and the Jewish Heritage Club. She likes to listen to music by Lorde, Lizzo, and Chance the Rapper.

Fun Fact: To date, Tess has dyed her hair three colors: blonde, pink, and blue!

Joey Patino

Joey is a member of many clubs at Sleepy, including SHADE, SPEAR, LASO, SHOC, Garden Club, and Ski Club. He is also the External Vice President of the Math Honor Society. He plays lacrosse in the spring and joined the track team for the first time last winter. His favorite food by far is a bowl from Bibille. Joey also loves to snowboard during the winter. His favorite class is physics, even though he might not be the best at it.

Fun Fact: Joey has a two and a half year old German Shepherd named Felix.