Loading…
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: 11/25/2013

Student of the week: Derek Witt

Genoa High School

Derek Witt Derek Witt
Enlarge

FAVORITES

School subject: Science

Extracurricular activity: Golf team

Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, and going out to eat

Car: 2010 Camaro (blue with 2 big racing stripes)

Store: BassPro Shop or Cabela's

Musical artist: Luke Bryan

Movie: Predator

TV show: The Walking Dead

 

FAST FACTS

Cafeteria food must-have: Chicken nuggets and mashed potatoes

Last book read that wasn't required: Catching Fire

Pet peeve: Hypocrisy and ignorance in people

Person I'd like to meet: Arnold Schwarzenegger

Person most admired: My mother, for all she does for me

Items always in my locker: American flag magnet

First job: cashier/host at Water's Edge Restaurant at Maumee Bay State Park

Top accomplishment: Being first in my class

 

FUTURE

After-graduation plans: I hope to go to Ohio State University or the University of Michigan to obtain a degree in Atmospheric Science.

Career goal: I hope to work as a climatologist for a U.S. government agency.

Quote from teacher: "Derek is a perceptive young man who allows him to synthesize material in a sophisticated way," said Ron Liwo, Government teacher. "Derek is not intimidated by challenging work and his work ethic is one of his greatest strengths."

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



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories