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Published: Wednesday, 4/27/2011

Student of the Week: Benjamin Laws, Central Catholic High School

Benjamin Laws, Central Catholic High School. Benjamin Laws, Central Catholic High School.

Home: Monclova Township



School subject: Science

Extracurricular activity: Quiz Bowl

Hobbies: Reading

Car: Mine

Store: Hobby Lobby

Movie: Monty Python and the Holy Grail

TV show: Wipeout



Cafeteria food must-have: Pizza

Last book read that wasn't required: Broke by Glen Beck

Pet peeve: Children's movies and television shows

Person most admired: St. Joseph

Person I'd like to meet: Benjamin Franklin

Items always in my locker: Pope Benedict XVI magnet

First job: Central Catholic High School Work-Study Program

Top accomplishment: National Merit Finalist



After-graduation plans: Go to college, hopefully the University of Notre Dame or Case Western Reserve University.

Career goal: Get a fun job.

Quote from teacher: "Ben Laws is a scholar, a quiet leader and, most importantly, a young man of integrity and character," said Christine A. Maseman, guidance counselor. "He holds himself to the highest standards both academically and personally. He was recently named as a National Merit Finalist. He is ranked first in his class and will represent Central Catholic as its 2011 valedictorian."

-- Information is compiled by Lucas County Educational Service Center for The Blade.

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