School subject: AP Biology
Extracurricular activity: Soccer
Hobbies: Trumpet, piano, ukulele, community service, bookkeeping, soccer, running
Car: 2010 Black Corvette
Store: Finish Line
Musical artist: Zac Brown Band
Movie: Transformers: Dark of the Moon
TV show: The Big Bang Theory
Cafeteria food must-have: Chocolate milk
Last book read that wasn’t required: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Pet peeve: People throwing cans out of their car windows
Person most admired: My father, Dave Gillette
Person I’d like to meet: Ohio State basketball point guard, Aaron Croft
Items always in my locker: Graph paper
First job: Lifeguard at Holiday Inn Splash Bay Waterpark
Top accomplishment: Eagle Scout
After-graduation plans: Earn my bachelor’s degree in chemical or biological engineering at Miami University of Ohio, and then earn my master’s and Ph.D. in biomedical engineering at Ohio State University.
Career goal: Become a biomedical engineer and construct tissue and cellular technology to solve prominent medical problems in society.
Quote from teacher: “If they had ‘All Star’ teams of high school students, Nate would be at the top of the list,” said Angela Reynolds, Guidance Counselor. “On top of taking a demanding schedule full of AP courses, he is involved with several extracurricular activities. Nate has a very bright future ahead of him.”
— Information is compiled for The Blade by the Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West.