Mountain Vista’s 2017 Wish Kid, Super K (or Kenyan, his secret identity), came to Vista with one wish: to meet superheroes. Little did he know that he’d get to be one of the very superheroes he wanted to meet.
Photos by Conner Davis
Super K’s heroics started immediately after the assembly with an interview from Iron Man himself.
Super K gets an interview from an ABC 7 News reporter dressed as Iron Man.
Before doing anything else though, he had to stop for a snack with Student Leadership in the main gym. He later reported that his favorite part of the day was the doughnut he ate then.
Super K sits down with Student Leadership to enjoy a doughnut and some juice.
Senior Abbey Huff talks with Super K.
After Super K refueled, he took to the hallways with StudLe.
Huff takes Super K by the hand, leading him on his Vista adventure.
StudLe helps Super K fly up the stairs.
After greeting Vista students left and right, they finally arrived at the office where Super K would complete his first mission: be the principal.
The new principal gives his first executive orders as Principal Kenyan.
Super K explores his predecessor’s computer.
Michael Weaver helps Super K type out an email.
The two look and laugh at Weaver’s phone.
The juniors of StudLe took over and led him to the upper and lower 400s.
Junior Jaimy Sawaged takes the young hero down the hallway to meet more friends.
Super K meets up with his old friend from the assembly, Brian Wood.
Then it was down to the lower 500s with the sophomores to play some basketball.
Dad takes Super K by the shoulder to help him make a shot.
Super K takes a shot with his newfound knowledge.
Super K gives a high five to his dad after making another shot.
Super K continues to sink bucket after bucket
Sophomore Charles Schley hands the ball back to Super K.
Dad helps his son fly up for a slam dunk.
Dad watches on as Super K continues to makes shots.
They took to the halls once more to greet students and make their way to the auditorium.
Super K speeds through the hallway on his way to his next destination.
Schley helps him fly through the upper 300s.
Super K takes down yet another Vista villain.
Super K and his entourage braved the cold and continued on to the middle school.
Sophomore Maya Winslow and senior Sam Atlas carry Super K, bundled up, to the middle school.
A lucky seventh grade class meets Super K.
Clarke introduces Super K to the lunchroom.
Super K meets with the principal of Mountain Ridge, Shannon Clarke.
The group enters the school and Super K is eager to get out and meet new faces.
All good things must come to an end though. Super K went out to his personal limo with his family to head back home.
Winslow takes Super K, bundled up once again, to his personal ride.
Super K smiles as he boards his limo, knowing that he’ll be back on Saturday, Jan. 28, for the basketball game to see his friends again.