Humans of Allen: Avery Symes

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Caroline Tucker, Feature editor

“It’s stressful having to live up to my siblings. They’re both great students, my sister graduated in the top one percent. It’s a lot to live up to. But, I know my parents understand that I am stronger in other areas, especially in the arts. I’m very social and I can get involved with people, not grades. I’ve got the street smarts, not the book smarts.”