Student Representative – Lexis Wade

Your Name:  Lex Wade

MoPTA Board of Managers Position:  Student Representative (First Year)

What does your position do?:   Advocates for Students and helps to get students involved in PTA

Unit/Council, Region & Years Involved:  Independence Council PTA, Three Trails Region, 8 years


Food:  Calamari

TV Show:  The Big Bang Theory,  Movie – The Harry Potter Series

Singer:  Hayley Kiyoko

Books:  Harry Potter Series, and The Everafter

Activities:  Basketball, Marching Band


(a bunch are listed above) “You are your only limit” I have it written on my basketball shoes

More About You:

What makes me stand out?:   I strive for excellence all the time and have always loved space, science, and engineering. I do a lot of extracurriculars and hope to go to a prestigious university.

Describe myself in 3-5 words:   Ambitious, Smart, Daring, Anxious, Caring

What is a goal have this year?:  I hope to score a 33 or 34 on my ACT

What is a proud accomplishment?:  I scored a 24 on my ACT in 7th grade and was able to participate in an opportunity where I took engineering at a university and stayed in dorms with other students for almost a month in San Antonio Texas at Trinity University!

Something interesting I’ve done:  I decided to plan a GSA Convention for the ISD School District taking place in October of this year!

My name is Lexis Wade, but I usually go by Lex nowadays, and I am 16 years old. I attend Truman High School and I’m a Sophomore. I have always had an interest in astronomy, math, and engineering, and I hope to go into the engineering field. I want to attend MIT and eventually work for NASA’s Aerospace Engineering field! I am a total bookworm and a definite nerd. My favorite kind of books include fantasy, and science writings. Two of my favorite scientists are Carl Sagan and Stephen Hawking (rest in peace to both). Both of these men have greatly influenced my life and my love of science, and they are an inspiration of mine to this day. I hope to also be an inspiration eventually, and am part of as many clubs as I can to help make a difference. I’ve recently joined my school’s Gay Straight Alliance, and I am planning a convention for October! PTA has always been a part of my life and I am so happy to be a part of the Board of Managers this year! PTA has been a large part of my life, and I’ve been a part of many events. I’ve attended 4 PTA Conventions, and 5 Founder’s Day Breakfasts one of which I had the honor of speaking at. Through PTA and my other clubs I hope to get more kids involved.