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Published: Tuesday, 10/2/2012

Student of the week: Emily Griffith

Maumee Valley County Day School

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School subject: Math

Extracurricular activity: Stage managing for theater

Hobbies: Genealogy, Origami, Baking

Car: Freight Liner

Store: Starbucks

Musical artist: My Chemical Romance

Movie: The Bone Trilogy

TV show: The Office


Cafeteria food must-have: Cookies

Last book read that wasn’t required: Hunger Games

Pet peeve: People who continuously click pens.

Person most admired: My grandpa Buckley

Person I’d like to meet: Matt Daman

Items always in my locker: Plush hippo and lamb magnets

First job: Babysitting

Top accomplishment: Leadership Award


After-graduation plans: I plan on attending college, majoring in physics and anatomy and pursuing my doctorate.

Career goal: My career goal is to work for NASA and conduct research.

Quote from teacher: “Never have I met such an interesting, thoughtful, fantastic student as Emily,” said Jill Posta, math department chairman. “Her interests span the disciplines: calculus, theatre, physics, current events, trigonometry, reading, stewardship, astronomy, and writing. What I like best about Emily is her congenial, inviting attitude when motivating her peers - she is the epitome of how to lead by example.”

— Information is compiled for The Blade by the Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West.

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