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Joseph Asta
Joseph Christopher Asta is a senior currently attending Mount Carmel High School. At 17 years old, His current goals are to be accepted into a university with a four year education program. He is currently thinking of pursuing a masters in criminology and behavioral studies. Asta also participates in football and wrestling programs all four years. During which he won the, 2019 Chicago Catholic League JV Wrestling Championship.

Asta is from Elmwood Park, Illinois, and attended Elm Middle School for 7th and 8th grade. Asta’s reason for taking his next steps to Carmel, were due to him being around the school and atmosphere since his brother, Alex Asta, enrolled here in 2008 and graduated in 2012. He couldn’t wait to join the Caravan family.

Asta’s, biggest inspiration is his mother, Colleen Asta. He does everything to make her proud. Asta’s other inspirations are superheroes as he looks up to them, when he thinks about the right thing to do.

He has said he would like to work for the BAU (Behavioral Analysis Unit) in the future. He wants to help stop crime, but by being able to analyze why criminals do what they do. Joe is taking AP Psychology and took forensic science his junior year to get closer to his goals.


Joseph Asta, Staff writer

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