Peter Laurence Chiappa hopes to have a career in engineering, but his passion lies in the theater. The Hampton Roads Academy valedictorian will leave high school with a host of distinctions, recognizing him for academic accomplishments, service and even his technical work in theatrical productions. But we wanted to know, how does he spend the weekends?
1. Age: 17
2. Birthplace: Newport News, Virginia
3. Plans for the future? Major in engineering at Carnegie Mellon University
4. Extracurricular activities? Sailing, Theater, Woodworking
5. Dream job? Technical Director for a professional theater.
6. Best stress reliever: Sailing
7. On the weekends, I’m … reading
8. Person I most admire: Archimedes
9. Favorite quote or catchphrase: “Bazinga!” – Sheldon Cooper
10. Most cherished high school memory: 2011 Spring Musical – “Hello, Dolly!”