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Published: Monday, 3/24/2014

Student of the week: Zachary Lucas

St. Francis de Sales High School

Zachary Lucas Zachary Lucas


School Subject: AP Computer Science

Extracurricular Activity: Soccer, Math Club, peer tutoring

Hobbies: Playing video games, mountain biking

Car: The McLaren P1: a limited production plug-in hybrid supercar by British automotive manufacturer McLaren Automotive

Store: Best Buy

Musical Artist: Deadmau5

Movie: Avengers, Dark Knight Rises

TV Show: Games of Thrones, Big Bang Theory



Cafeteria Food Must Have: Marco’s Pizza

Last Book Read That Wasn’t Required: A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin

Pet Peeve: Copious amounts of homework

Person Most Admired: Steve Jobs

Person You’d Like To Meet: Jeremy Clarkson

Item Always In Your Locker: Flash drive

First Job: I worked as a dish washer at a Mexican restaurant



Top Accomplishment: I built my own computer

After Graduation Plans: I plan to attend the University of Michigan and major in computer engineering

Career Goal: I would like to earn a master’s degree in computer engineering and be hired at a computer or video game related company such as Apple or Nvidia

Quote from teacher: “Zack is highly intelligent and motivated to always do his very best,” said Paulita S. Fernandez, Chinese instructor. “Zach always goes above and beyond what is required of him. He is truly an extraordinary learner. Zach will make full use of every opportunity to learn and later to serve his community with hard work and passion.”

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

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