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Name: Kate Kelly.
Family: Parents, Anthony Kelly and Elizabeth Hawkins; sisters, Kristin Kelly, Taylor Kelly, Holly Hawkins; brothers, Landen Kelly, Caden Kelly, Bryce Kelly, Robert Hawkins.
Residence: Yuba City.
Occupation: Senior at River Valley High School.
Hobbies, interests: Varsity cheer. (And) I like to spend time with family.
Do you have a favorite memory to share? Getting selected to participate in the 2012 Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City as a performer. I got to meet a lot of amazing people and people who shared the same interest of cheering. I liked having everyone watch and cheer for you as you walked by. I liked being able to see the 9/11 memorial.
Where do you get your news? Appeal-Democrat and KCRA.
What brought you to the Yuba-Sutter area? My parents moved here when my dad got stationed at Beale, so I've grown up here my whole life.
Where would you settle down someday? I'm thinking San Francisco. I like the fast-paced lifestyle and the shopping areas.
What is the closest you've been to a famous person? I was in the front row at a Lil Wayne concert last summer for my birthday. In New York, during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade, Matt Lauer walked right by us when we were waiting to perform.
Who has had a strong influence in your life? My parents because they started from nothing and now they are successful, but they always put family first.
What do you like about yourself? My ability to stay positive no matter what. I don't let others bring me down.
What is your dream job? To be a doctor.
What would you like to see different in the community? I think we should be more friendly toward each other and communicate and work together more.
What is your pet peeve? Overly confident people that are not nice to others.
What are you best known for? Being nice to everybody, or at least I try.
Favorite places to go to in the area? The bike trail over by Tierra Buena. Sometimes I like to ride my bike on the levee by Shanghai Bend.
What would you do with a million dollars? Give it to my family for all they have done for me and make sure they have a good life. And then pay off my college loans.
Do you belong to any clubs or organizations in the community? I am part of the Key Club at school.