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Published: Tuesday, 10/9/2012

Student of the Week: Marissa Fernandez

St. Ursula Academy

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Marissa Fernandez

St. Ursula Academy


School subject: Math

Extracurricular activity: Soccer, Student Council, Student Ambassador

Hobbies: Being with friends

Car: Lexus Convertible

Store: Dick’s Sporting Goods

Musical artist: Everyone

Movie: Bridesmaids

TV show: Gilmore Girls


Cafeteria food must-have: Sugar cookies

Last book read that wasn’t required: Seriously I’m Kidding by Ellen DeGeneres

Pet peeve: Usage of good vs. well

Person I’d like to meet: Ellen DeGeneres

Items always in my locker: food

First job: Swim team coach at YMCA-JCC

Top accomplishment: Receiving a 5 on AP government and AP psychology national exam


After-graduation plans: Attend Ohio State University, the University of Dayton, or Purdue University to study engineering or accounting.

Career goal: To be a successful engineer or accountant.

Quote from teacher: “Marissa holds the qualities one wants to see in a student,” said Maryanne Hodge, social studies teacher. “She is bright, inquisitive, tenacious, and achievement-oriented, while at the same time giving, spiritual, and incredibly funny. She is not afraid of hard work, or to stand up for what she believes.”

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

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