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"I am Middletown"--Anthony Russo



"I am Middletown"

Welcome to our regular personality profile, which gives people in the Middletown school district a chance to meet and learn about their students. The answers to these questions create a mini-profile of their lives.

Anthony Russo is a Presidential Park Elementary School fifth-grader who loves the New York Football Giants.

If he could trade places with somebody for one day: "It would be Odell Beckham Jr., because he makes $19 million a year and he plays for the New York Giants, my favorite football team.

Three places he wants to visit: "Paris, Disney and South America."

The last good book he read: "'Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief,' by Rick Riordan, because it had a lot of action and adventurous parts to it."

His three favorite
movies: "'Star Wars, Return of the Jedi,' 'Peter Rabbit' and 'Star Wars, A New Hope.'"

His proudest Presidential Park moment: "Getting into the National Elementary Honor Society because not a lot of people get into it. So it's a great accomplishment."

Three famous people he would invite to dinner: "Michael Jordan, Odell Beckham Jr. and Eli Manning because they are all really famous and I could get their autographs."

His favorite part of school: "Math class, because I'm really good at math and I like it more than ELA."

If he were president: "I would make the law that if it is snowing or raining, you can't drive over 10 miles an hour and you must have your headlights and windshield wipers on."

His hobbies: "Playing outside, reading and playing games inside."

His inspiration: "My older brother, Michael, because he is kind, he is always helpful and he always gets his work done on time to the best of his ability - and still manages to play sports."

In 15 years he'll be: "I'll be in the NFL playing for the Giants, in the police academy or still in college."