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Published: Tuesday, 5/7/2013

Student of the week: Beth Ann Less

St. Ursula Academy

Beth Ann Less Beth Ann Less


School subject: Physics

Extracurricular activity: Rowing

Hobbies: snowboarding, triathlons, photography

Car: Anything that runs!

Store: T.J. Maxx

Musical artist: Maroon 5

Movie: A Christmas Story

TV show: Modern Family


Cafeteria food must-have: Salad bar

Last book read that wasn’t required: Perks of Being a Wallflower

Pet peeve: Cheating

Person most admired: My parents

Person I’d like to meet: Salman Khan, founder of Khan Academy

Items always in my locker: Tennis shoes

First job: Harbor Glass Art Studio

Top accomplishment: Placing 2nd at the SRAA National Championship Regatta


After-graduation plans: I plan to attend the University of Michigan to study mechanical engineering with a minor in Spanish. During college, I intend to study abroad and complete 2-3 internships.

Career goal: Eventually, my plan is to own a successful engineering firm.

Quote from teacher: “One attribute that sets Beth Ann apart from other honor students is her quiet mastery of content beyond what is required and her commitment to stretch her abilities and skills beyond the classroom,” said Mrs. Jackie Kane, science department chair.

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

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