Alexandra Birge attending a tennis banquet with assistant coach John O’Donnell and head coach Chris Mayer.
Alexandra Birge and brother Zach Birge throughout a Christmas Live performance. Each are a part of the handbell music program at Marietta Excessive College.
Alexandra Birge and Tatum Clark throughout their Nationwide Honor Society induction.
Alexandra Birge is a member of the junior varsity and varsity tennis workforce at Marietta Excessive College.
Alexandra Birge, prime proper, throughout a household trip. Birge mentioned she holidays in Alabama and Florida yearly the place her dad and mom are initially from. High: Zach Birge, brother, and Birge. Backside: Joshua Cox, cousin, and Madelyn Birge, sister.
Alexandra Birge, proper, and her father, Ryan Birge, throughout a spring break journey to Hocking Hills.
From left: Rachel Brown, Avery Herb, Devon Bolen, Birge, Jenna Jackson, Kiera Starcher, Alexandria Friemann, Elayna Rehl, and Katie Lovejoy. Birge and different members of the Girl Tigers tennis workforce after a match.
Alexandra Birge and pal Clara Noelle throughout a fancy dress dress-up day at Marietta Excessive College.
Clara Noelle, Amelia Schenkel, Sofia Villarrueta, and Alexandra Birge pose for an image throughout lunch.
Alexandra Birge is a 16 12 months previous junior at Marietta Excessive College.
She was not too long ago inducted into the Nationwide Honor Society (NHS), can usually be discovered on the consideration roll and principal’s record, she is a member of the junior varsity and varsity tennis workforce, is a member of the Tri-M Music Honor Society by way of the handbells program, and tutors different college students in music and quite a lot of different tutorial topics in her free-time.
“I like that I get to assist the youngsters, and I like speaking to them,” Birge mentioned. “It’s actually enjoyable to get to know them. I’m simply glad I get to assist them out in any manner that I can.”
Birge mentioned it makes her proud when she might help one other scholar obtain a purpose or get higher of their research.
“I tutored one lady, and he or she struggles a bit in math,” Birge mentioned. “I used to be actually actually pleased with her when she obtained a very good rating on a math take a look at she took not too long ago. I used to be simply actually completely satisfied for her.”
As a member of the Tri-M Music Honor Society Birge additionally tutors college students in music and says it’s similar to the NHS.
“We’re doing just a few fundraisers and we’re additionally going round to totally different faculties, like elementary faculties, and speaking to children in regards to the music program,” Birge mentioned. “Simply all of the various things you are able to do (within the music program), after which we additionally assist tutor children within the music lessons and assist them out in the event that they want something.”
Birge mentioned her favourite class varies relying on her temper however she mentioned she does get pleasure from math when she understands the issues.
“However aside from that, I’d in all probability must say handbells,” Birge mentioned. “It sounds fairly uncommon but it surely’s truly actually enjoyable. It’s a great way to de-stress throughout college.”
Birge mentioned members of the handbells will carry out numerous concert events all year long. She mentioned they’ve a spring live performance, the place she obtained to carry out the The Imperial March from Star Wars, they’ve a Christmas efficiency on the Grand Central Mall and can carry out at the highschool and different surrounding faculties.
Birge mentioned she obtained into handbells whereas in center college in St. Marys. She mentioned one of many further lessons she took there was music and they’d meet 3 times per week, each few weeks.
“All we did in music class was simply play handbells,” Birge mentioned. “It was one thing I actually loved. So, as soon as I went off to highschool I made a decision to do it, as a result of why not?”
Birge’s “why not” mentality additionally lead her onto the tennis court docket.
“I’m going to be sincere, I’m not likely an energetic particular person,” Birge laughingly mentioned. “So, after I came upon I might play a sport as a substitute of really doing PE class, I sort of simply went for it.”
Birge joined the workforce her freshman 12 months and says she has grown to like the game.
“I truly actually prefer it now,” Birge mentioned. “I’ve grown to adore it. It’s actually enjoyable. The individuals there are nice, and it’s only a nice surroundings. It’s simply actually enjoyable.”
She mentioned she actually enjoys being on the court docket however the workforce bonding is her favourite a part of enjoying.
“I like the workforce stuff we do, hanging out with the workforce, speaking to all people, and making new buddies,” Birge mentioned. “However I additionally love enjoying on the identical time. So, it’s sort of a mixture of each.”
Birge mentioned she hasn’t decided on what faculty she needs to attend but however, she mentioned she was positively planning on majoring in English. She mentioned she at some point hopes to grow to be an creator. She mentioned she loves the inventive writing course of and that it began for her throughout center college.
“I actually adore it,” Birge mentioned. “I first obtained into it in center college. I used to be a part of Energy of the Pen, which is a writing competitors sort of factor, and it sort of kickstarted issues.”
Birge mentioned she participated in each regional and district competitions whereas in Energy of the Pen and completed tenth general in districts her seventh grade 12 months. She mentioned she considers studying to even be part of why she needs to grow to be an creator.
“Most likely one more reason why I’m so involved in writing,” Birge mentioned. “It simply appears fairly cool to have one thing I’ve written within the bookstore. … It’s so cool how individuals can simply create so many alternative issues with their phrases. It’s simply so fascinating, and fascinating.”
In her free-time Birge enjoys studying as many books as she will and occurring trip together with her household, dad and mom Ryan and Melissia Birge, and siblings Zach and Madelyn Birge.
“We truly go to the identical place every year, it’s sort of like routine,” Birge jokes. “My dad and mom, each of their households reside in Alabama, … We spend per week at my mother’s dad and mom home, after which the subsequent week is a mixture between my dad’s dad and mom home, and the seaside.”
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