Young dancer follows in dad's artistic footsteps
She said she gets the "gift" of artistic ability from her father, Donald Washington, who is an artist part-time. Ambriah said she finds her inspiration in God and her faith, and works hard to make the right choices every day. When she gets older, Ambriah hopes to pursue a career as a journalist.
NAME: Ambriah Washington
SCHOOL: Frank Black Middle School, Houston ISD
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Ambriah has been recognized for having perfect attendance. One of her paintings was displayed at the Houston Museum of Natural Science
CLUBS/ACTIVITIES: Cheerleading; was also a Pantherette in sixth grade
FAVORITE CLASS: "Art – because I can express myself through my art."
FAVORITE THING TO DO AFTER SCHOOL: "My favorite thing to do after school is dance because it's good exercise, and I love (it)."
FAVORITE BAND: "My favorite band is Never Shout Never because the band's songs focus on peace and love."
FAVORITE WEBSITE: "My favorite website is www.games2girls.com because the website provides learning games and creativity."
FAVORITE TV SHOW: "My favorite TV show is 'Dance Academy' because I love the moves and learn from it, and again -- I love to dance."
FAVORITE BOOK: "My favorite book is the Bible because it teaches me the word of God and how to love."
THINGS SHE COULD NOT LIVE WITHOUT: "I can't live without God, his love or my computer."
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