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Published: Tuesday, 2/5/2013

Student of the week: Katherine Gorshoff

Clay High School

Katherine Gorshoff Katherine Gorshoff


School subject: History, art

Extracurricular activity: Limelighters, teen/quiz bowl

Hobbies: Piano, digital painting, jogging, Victorian fashion, foreign languages

Car: I prefer mopeds

Store: No preference

Musical artist: Panic at the Disco and Vivaldi

Movie: Airplane

TV show: No preference


Cafeteria food must-have: Spicy chicken salad without the chicken

Last book read that wasn’t required: The Night Circus

Person most admired: My family

Person I’d like to meet: Can’t choose

Items always in my locker: Dry erase board calendar

First job: Volunteer work at Little Sisters of the Poor

Top accomplishment: 2nd place in 5K marathon


After-graduation plans: Undergraduate degree through the University of Toledo then to technology graphic design course either at MIT, Newmont University, or Full Sail University.

Career goal: To be a graphic designer/programmer for video games.

Quote from teacher: “Katherine is a deeply perceptive and insightful student,” said Scott Bruns, humanities teacher. “She brings a unique and interesting perspective to my class, and I am happy to see her hard work rewarded and recognized.”

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

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