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Published: Monday, 12/23/2013

Student of the week: Jakob Brand

Penta Career Center

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School subject: History

Extracurricular activity: Bowling

Hobbies: Coins, board games, and shotgun collecting

Car: WWII Jeep Wrangler

Store: Meijer

Musical artist: Beatles

Movie: Patton

TV show: The A Team



Cafeteria food must-have: Penta's Thanksgiving dinner

Last book read that wasn't required: The Alchemy of Air by Thomas Hager

Pet peeve: When people speak out of turn

Person I'd like to meet: Field Marshall Erwin Rommel

Person most admired: General Patton

First job: Penta's summer work crew

Top accomplishment: Achieved the rank of Eagle Scout



After-graduation plans: I plan to attend Baker College in Flint, Michigan and major in architecture, or I may join the United States Air Force or Navy.

Career goal: Residential architect

Quote from teacher: "Jakob is a very reliable, hardworking student in the Computer Aided Design program at Penta," said Daniel Weirich, Supervisor of Student Services and Admissions. "He is responsible, a self-starter, and is a joy to have in class. Jakob has an excellent work ethic in his career-technical lab and in his academic classes. He is very deserving of this honor."

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

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