Senior Q&A: Nicola Herrmann


Jamie Beck

Q: Name of your favorite faculty at Sahuaro, and why?

A: Mrs. Savoie because you can tell she’s very passionate about teaching.

Q: What are your plans after high school?

A: I want to go to Pima Community College and get my body piercing license.

Q: Do you already do piercings?

A: Yes, all of my piercings I’ve done myself and I also do other people’s. I’ve gone back to Berlin, Germany to visit my cousins and done their piercings as well.

Q: What are some fun facts about you ?

  • I have a dog, 3 pet rats, mice, and a snake.
  • I was born in Germany and a few years later I moved to Cameroon, Africa for about 2 years, then moved to Tucson.
  • I love spicy pickles.

Q: What was it like living in Africa?

A: My parents weren’t very closed in and let me go out to the villages and hang out with the rest of the kids.

Q: What do you want to be when you grow up?

A: I want to be happy because without that I’ll have no quality of life.

Q: If you could go back and change one thing about your high school career, what would it be?

A: I wish I would have gotten better grades freshman and sophomore year because when I came to Sahuaro none of my friends went here, they all went to UHS. I also had depression and anxiety which got in the way of me caring about my future, so I ditched and got in trouble a lot.

Q: What advice would you give your freshman-self in ten words or less?

A: “You wont feel like this forever, things do get better.”

Q: What do you feel has been your legacy left here at Sahuaro?

A: Dress how you’d like and be confident while doing so.

Q: If you could create one new club for next year, what would it be?

A: I would create a strange pet club, since I have strange pets.

Q: What is one thing you will always remember from Sahuaro?

A: When AJ got jumped because it was so horrible and made me feel really unsafe because the monitors were standing right there and didn’t do anything but watch, the least they could have done was get in the middle of it and break it up.

Q: What’s your favorite lunch food at Sahuaro?

A: The pizza because nothing is good!

Q: Were you involved in any clubs or sports your four years at Sahuaro?

A: I was in culinary club because my mom told me I had to do something, I went for one week and never went back.

Q: What was one of your worst memories at Sahuaro?

A: My worst memory was when I had to present my senior project, it was one of the worst projects I have ever done because I thought it had to be more academic than fun. I sort of screwed myself over choosing a serious topic.

Q: What was one of your best memories at Sahuaro?

A: My best memory at Sahuaro was going to the 2018 graduation to see all of my friends graduate.