Faiz Alam
Lafayette High School, 12th grade
Son of Ifran and Rabia Alam

What top honors have you received at school?
Mu Alpha Theta math club vice president, third place at Louisiana Tournament of Champions in Lincoln-Douglas debate, AP scholar award, Lafayette High 4.0 award, first place Lincoln-Douglas debate at Kaplan High School

What is your favorite subject?
Calculus and chemistry

What honors have you earned in the community?
Accepted into Acadiana Health Occupations Center program, youth leader of the Muslim Education Center of Acadiana, three-time state qualifier for high school state tennis tournament

What are your hobbies?
Reading, tennis, listing to movie scores, exercise, playing pick-up basketball games

What do you want to be when you grow up?
I plan on becoming a surgical oncologist —it is a field that interests me and is also proving to be an area where there is still much to be discovered.

What is an accomplishment you are most proud of?
Recipient of the Stamps Foundation scholarship award at LSU

What is your favorite quote?
“If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure,  you will fail above everyone else’s success.” James Cameron


Lafayette Parish School System honors its outstanding students of 2014. Learn more about each student in INDfamily’s Class Act features.

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