Ian Meyer, a second grader at Marshalltown Christian School, said one day he would like to be a zookeeper because he likes animals.
The way he treats his fellow students, it's obvious he also likes people too.
"He's a very good student and he's very nice and kind," said Joyce Dielschneider, his teacher at MCS. "He's a good helper and a good role model.
T-R PHOTO BY ANDREW POTTER
Ian Meyer leans up against a railing at Marshalltown Christian School. He is a second grader this year.
Having someone like Meyer in class, creates a nice culture of learning, she said.
"He makes my job easy," Dielschneider said.
She said Meyer is a good all around student, but he really stands out in science and math.