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11/01/07

Top Teen--Mary Allison Fairbanks

Mary Allison Fairbanks a WTOC Top Teen. Mary Allison Fairbanks a WTOC Top Teen.

Some students serve as role models for other children, and the ones who really stand out are WTOC Top Teens.

Mary Allison Fairbanks is a senior at Savannah Christian Preparatory School. She is a leader both in and out of the classroom.

"She is a very active student here at Savannah Christian involved in lots of clubs and activities," said  teacher Sue Walea. She says Mary Allison is always willing to lend a helping hand.

So it comes as no surprise to her that Mary Allison wants to be an elementary school teacher. "I love kids I like the way they interact and personalities," said Mary Allison.

"She is a role model to other students, she is an office aid and we've trusted her. Good student academically and athletic as far as cheer leading," said Walea.

In fact, this weekend Mary Allison will join the rest of these cheerleaders for the regional competition. "I like to perform it's really fun," she said.

Even though Mary Allison is very busy outside the classroom, her studies come first. "I try to make good grades with cheer leading it's important to make good grades so you can get into a good college," she said.

That attitude is what Mary Allison Fairbanks a WTOC Top Teen. "I'm really excited because I wasn't expecting it," she said.

Reported by: Brooke Kelley, bkelley@wtoc.com

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