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Published: Monday, 10/14/2013

Student of the week: Thomas Heckman

Bowsher High School

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School subject: Anatomy and calculus

Extracurricular activity: Cross country, track and field, Student Council, National Honor Society

Hobbies: Running, snowboarding, fast cars

Car: Nissan GT-R

Store: Dick's Sporting Goods

Musical artist: Drake

Movie: Fast and Furious 3: Tokyo Drift

TV show: Duck Dynasty



Cafeteria food must-have: Taco salad

Last book read that wasn't required: Divergent

Pet peeve: People who are lazy and do not strive to reach their potential

Person I'd like to meet: Mohamed Farah

Person most admired: Steve Prefontaine

Items always in my locker: Snacks

First job: Tutoring 4th and 5th graders at Burroughs Elementary School

Top accomplishment: Winning City Championship for cross country last year.



After-graduation plans: I plan to attend either the Air Force Academy, the University of Toledo, or the University of Cincinnati, and graduate Summa cum Laude with a major in biochemistry or biomedical engineering.

Career goal: My goal is to become a biomedical engineer and help design artificial limbs.

Quote from teacher: "Thomas is a remarkable young man who works diligently to succeed, no matter the task at hand," said Linda Meyers, Principal.

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

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