School subject: English
Extracurricular activity: Soccer
Hobbies: Watching sports, reading
Car: Classic Challengers from the ‘70s
Store: Bass Pro Shop
Musical artist: Three Days Grace: Norah Jones
Movie: Fast and Furious series
TV shows: The Voice, NCIS
Cafeteria food must-have: Spicy chicken sandwich
Last book read that wasn’t required: The Glass Castle
Pet peeve: Bad driving at gas stations
Person most admired: My mom
Person I’d like to meet: Travis Pastrana, NASCAR driver
Items always in my locker: food
First job: Summer job at Penta Career Center
Top accomplishment: I have earned my State-Tested Nurse Aide (STNA) certification
After-graduation plans: I plan to attend the University of Toledo. I’d also like to join the National Guard.
Career goal: I would like to help people who suffer during national disasters and hopefully make a difference in their lives.
Quote from teacher: “Laila is a well-rounded person who gets along with everyone and has good leadership skills,” said Daniel Weirich, supervisor of Student Services and Admissions. “She generates positive energy and smiles easily which are great qualities in health care. Laila recently passed her state test for a nursing assistant and is currently working on her pharmacy tech certification. She earned 3rd place in the Regional SkillsUSA competition in the nurse assisting contest and qualifies for the Ohio SkillsUSA competition which takes place on April 23-24 in Columbus.”
— Information is compiled for The Blade by the Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West.
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