Student of teh Week is Samanta Kate Cotton

Samantha Kate Cotton

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Samantha Kate Cotton is a sixth-grade student at Ragland Elementary. She is the 11-year-old daughter of Ben Cotton. She has always attended Ragland School.

Her favorite subject is science and her favorite teacher is her fifth-grade teacher Jessica Lumpkin.

Her hobbies include playing basketball and swimming. She has one pet, a cat named Kitty.

Her advice to younger students is to never give up, no matter what other people think of you.

“God created us, and we are all equal,” she said.

After she graduates from high school, Cotton wants to attend college and earn a masters degree in zoology.

“I love animals,” she said. “My favorite thing to see is an alligator.”

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