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Published: Monday, 2/24/2014

Student of the week: Grant Adams

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Grant Adams Grant Adams


School subject: Social studies

Extracurricular activity: Varsity Basketball and baseball

Hobbies: Playing sports, fishing, hanging out with friends

Car: Chrysler 300

Store: Dick's Sporting Goods

Musical artist: Eric Church

Movie: The Shawshank Redemption

TV show: Breaking Bad



Cafeteria food must-have: Pizza

Last book read that wasn't required: Sacred Hoops by Phil Jackson

Pet peeve: People who play with their gum

Person I'd like to meet: Blake Griffin

Person most admired: My dad

First job: Lifeguard

Top accomplishment: Becoming a member of the National Technical Honor Society



After-graduation plans: I plan to attend Owens Community College for two years and then transfer to Ohio University to major in geographical information science and minor in urban planning.

Career goal: I would like to become a successful urban planner for a big city.

Quote from teacher: "Grant is an excellent student and a very hard worker in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) program at Penta," said Dan Wyandt, instructor. "He is usually the first one to complete assignments and is ready for an internship as a GIS technician. He is respectful to teachers and is supportive of his peers. I believe Grant will be very successful in college and beyond."

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

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