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Published: Monday, 1/13/2014

Student of the week: Elvhin Encarnacion

St. Francis de Sales High School

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School subject: Physics: I love how I can apply it to real life!

Extracurricular activity: Musicals, tennis

Hobbies: Playing the guitar and ukulele

Car: Dodge Viper

Store: H&M, Journey's

Musical artist: Bruno Mars, AJ Rafael

Movie: Avatar, Rush Hour Trilogy

TV show: The Vampire Diaries



Cafeteria food must-have: Bosco sticks and Uncrustables

Last book read that wasn't required: Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Pet peeve: People dragging their feet when walking

Person I'd like to meet: Manny Pacquiao

Person most admired: My grandmother because of her steadfast devotion to God and her perseverance dealing with cancer.

Items always in my locker: My MP3 player

First job: Mulching and yard work

Top accomplishment: Being chosen as a core team member of Campus Ministry at St. Francis de Sales High School.



After-graduation plans: I plan to study mechanical engineering at Northwestern University or the University of Dayton.

Career goal: My current goal is to work at an automotive company as an engineer and to one day create my own automotive business.

Quote from teacher: "Elvhin is a hard working student in my physics class," said Scott Secrest, physics teacher and Science Department Chair. "He loves the activities where he can see physics in action, whether it is building a catapult, analyzing the rides at Cedar Point, or helping third graders build mousetrap cars. Elvhin is a responsible student and he works hard to figure things out. His hard working attitude and compassion that he shows for others will make him successful at whatever he chooses to do."

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

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