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Published: Monday, 11/25/2013

Student of the week: Elena Sokoloski

Maumee High School

Elena Sokoloski Elena Sokoloski


School subject: English

Extracurricular activity: Speech and Debate, marching band

Hobbies: Playing/writing music for the piano

Car: 2003 Land Rover

Store: Office Max

Musical artist: Panic! At the Disco

Movie: The Breakfast Club

TV show: The Daily Show



Cafeteria food must-have: Tater tots

Last book read that wasn't required: The Soloist

Pet peeve: When people get credit for work they didn't do

Person I'd like to meet: Hillary Clinton

Person most admired: Malala Yousafzai

Items always in my locker: Sheet music for piano

First job: Counselor at Horse Summer Camp

Top accomplishment: Chosen as 1 of 2 delegates to the American Legion Auxiliary's Girls nation from 900 girls at Buckeye Girls State



After-graduation plans: Major in political science and pre-law statutes, get involved in the 2016 election preparations, as well as participating in student government in college.

Career goal: I want to work in politics on the national stage involved in the legislative or executive process, working specifically on legislation or international connections and affairs.

Quote from teacher: "Elena doesn't stop asking questions at the first level of an answer," said Jene Drage, AP calculus teacher. "She delves deeper to find answers that more richly satisfy her thirst for a more holistic solution. This quest for deep knowledge makes Elena a true joy to teach."

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

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