St. Charles resident Rachel Groth, 15, was working at her dad's community garden at the Hickory Knolls Nature Center in St. Charles, when she answered eight questions for the Kane County Chronicle's Brenda Schory.
Where did you grow up? St. Charles. I'm a sophomore at Rosary High School in Aurora.
Pets? A cat named Akasha.
What do you want to be when you grow up? Performing in musical theater. I sing soprano.
A book you'd recommend? "The Testing Trilogy" by Joelle Charbonneau.
Favorite charity?The Haitian Project.
What game show would you be on? "Whose Line Is It, Anyway?"
Favorite local restaurant?Jalapeño Grille in St. Charles.
What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I am a scuba diver, and I swam with dolphins in the Florida Keys.