School subject: Calculus
Extracurricular activities: Track, Teen Outreach Program (TOP)
Hobbies: Running, going to the gym, tutoring
Car: Who needs a car when you have a nice pair of running shoes?
Store: Second Sole Running Shop
Musical artist: None: I’m not really into music.
Movie: The Ron Clark Story
TV show: Phineas and Ferb
Cafeteria food must-have: Fresh fruit (like bananas)
Last book read that wasn’t required: Run to Overcome
Pet peeve: People who refer to 5K races as marathons. There’s a difference of 23.1 miles!
Person most admired: Meb Keflezighi
Person I’d like to meet: Meb Keflezighi
Items always in my locker: Books!
First job: Tutoring my track coach’s son
Top accomplishment: Earning UT’s Presidential Scholarship. Only 4 people receive it from an international field of applicants.
After-graduation plans: Attending the University of Toledo and majoring in secondary education with a focus in math. I’ll live on campus and be a part of the Honors College.
Career goal: My goal is to become a high school math teacher as well as a cross country/track coach. I hope to be able to find a career in my hometown of Toledo.
Quote from teacher: “Corey is one of our most beloved and admired students not only because of his academic achievements but because of his authenticity, maturity and compassion as well,” said Trudie Neely, guidance counselor. “He is an asset to the Rogers High School community and a fine example of what TPS has to offer.”
— Information is compiled for The Blade by the Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West.
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