Student of the week: Charlie Hekma

Emmanuel Christian School

Charlie Hekma
Charlie Hekma


School subject: AP calculus

Extracurricular activity: Varsity soccer, Student Council, National Honor Society

Hobbies: Video games with friends, banjo

Car: Tesla

Store: Best Buy

Musical artist: The Kooks, Cold Play, Mumford and Sons

Movie: Anchorman, Office Space, Dark Knight Trilogy

TV show: Psych, Arrested Development, Top Chef



Cafeteria food must-have: Chips

Last book read that wasn't required: Ender's Game

Pet peeve: Homework

Person I'd like to meet: Nikola Tesla

Person most admired: Abraham Lincoln

Items always in my locker: A school book

First job: Mowing lawns

Top accomplishment: First year ever playing soccer and being successful at it.



After-graduation plans: Attend Wheaton College in Illinois

Career goal: Undecided

Quote from teacher: "Charlie is an exemplary student," said Dr. Renee Mungons, teacher. "His humble leadership style is admired by both students and faculty. He is currently serving as vice-president of the Student Council. We begin each school day with the sound of Charlie's upbeat voice delivering the morning announcements."

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