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.