Getting to Know
Mason Clark is a senior at Franklin Community High School. He is president of student council, was captain of the football team and was president of Harvard Model Congress. He also played basketball and baseball.
The student council is gearing up for a dance marathon next month to raise money for Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health in Indianapolis.
Reporter Magen Kritsch recently asked him the
Why did you want to become student council president?
I wanted to be a voice for the students at (Franklin Community High School) while serving as a leader in our school and our community.
What is your most
My most embarrassing moment by far has been getting blocked by Joe Reid in a basketball game versus Center Grove my junior year. That kid was massive.
What happened on the
happiest day of your life?
I’ve had plenty of happy moments, but welcoming my little brother, Max, into the world was definitely one of the happiest days of my life.
Who would play you in a movie about your life?
Robert Downey Jr. Sophisticated with a hint of grit.
Who are the top three artists on your iPod?
The Black Keys, Young the Giant and the soundtrack from “Les Miserables.”
What reality show would you be on?
“The Amazing Race.” I love competitions, and it’s slightly more entertaining than “Survivor.”
What was the last movie you saw in the theater?
“Zero Dark Thirty.” It was amazing.
What is the worst movie you have ever seen?
It’s probably a tie between “Napoleon Dynamite” and “Pitch Perfect.”
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
I hope to be successful in whatever field I’ve chosen. I’d love to be a football or baseball coach as I grow older, though.
How many pairs of shoes
do you own?
I’m a pretty simple guy. I only own about three pairs of shoes. Quality over quantity.
How many text messages do you send in a month?
If you only had one food to eat for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Arroz con pollo (chicken, rice and cheese). I could live off of that meal.