When did you two meet?
Devra: So we met on interview day, and so I was talking back from the Lyceum, and this girl was getting on my nerves. Amea was sitting alone, and I said, “If I leave, then I might make friends.” So I became pals with Amea.
Amea: I was in the Union, and I was hungry. I was really really lost, and I just sat down at a random table. Devra just showed up.
What were your first impressions of each other?
Amea: A crazy southern grandma
Devra: I thought she was really chill and pretty
What are each of your favorite memories together?
Amea: We used to do this thing at the beginning of the school year where we will make videos, singing a song very poorly.
Was that your favorite?
Devra: No, yesterday, she pulled a staple out of my hands with tweezer, so I think that is real bonding there.
What is yall’s favorite inside joke?
Devra: Maybe wrist… (laughter)
Amea: Every time we see a cute guy, we just say “wrist.” Wrist is our best one.
What’s your favorite class?
Amea: I like Schoolfield and poetry
Devra: I like chemistry
What is something you miss about high school?
Amea: I miss drill team and the small town aesthetic.
What is one thing that you started doing at TAMS
Devra: Oh, I sleep a lot later. I am no longer a zombie in the mornings because I get to sleep in.
Amea: I eat really poorly.
Devra: I eat fruits and vegetables now.
What is something that you stopped doing at TAMS?
Amea: I run a lot less because I am so busy with schoolwork and sleep.
Devra: I hang out with people a lot less. I dance a lot less. I do fun stuff, artsy stuff, a lot less.
What are you looking forward to the most at TAMS?
Amea: Making friends, joining clubs and volunteering
Amea: Making friends other than Amea
Devra: I’ve cried 65 times in the past month… we only count full-blown sobs.
Amea: She’s cried over queso before.
Anything else you want to include in this interview?
Devra: Our room is the cutest, room 245
Amea: We have snacks, and we just want friends.