Student of the week: Sarah McRitchie

Whitmer High School

Sarah McRitchie
Sarah McRitchie

Sarah McRitchie

Whitmer High School


School subject: English Journalism

Extracurricular activity: Competitive dancing, Student Council, DECA member and official reporter, school news broadcasting anchor

Hobbies: Dancing, spending time with friends, work

Car: Chevy Camaro

Store: Charming Charlie’s

Movie: The Notebook

TV show: Law and Order: SVU


Cafeteria food must-have: Chocolate chip cookies

Last book read that wasn’t required: To Kill a Mockingbird

Pet peeve: Ignorance

Person most admired: My oldest sister, Laura Ochmanek

Person I’d like to meet: Katie Couric

Items always in my locker: Lotion and perfume

First job: Cashier/party hostess at Chuck E. Cheese

Top accomplishment: 2012 Whitmer Homecoming Queen


After-graduation plans: Attend the University of Toledo to earn a bachelor’s degree in communications, studying specifically broadcast journalism, with a minor in public relations.

Career goal: To become a broadcast journalist/news anchor for a local news station.

Quote from teacher: “Sarah is an enthusiastic, dependable, hard working student,” said Nicole Ryan, guidance counselor. “She has gone above and beyond to assist the Counseling Center in their efforts to make seniors aware of college opportunities. She is the perfect combination of maturity, fun-loving, responsible, and a model Whitmer student.”

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