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Published: Monday, 4/21/2014

Student of the Week: Bethany Filipek

Whiteford High School

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School Subject: Band and choir

Extracurricular Activity: Worship Team, Musical

Hobbies: Reading, writing, traveling

Store: Barnes and Noble

Musical Artist: Hillsong

Movie: The Phantom of the Opera

TV Show: Sherlock or Criminal Minds



Cafeteria Food Must Have: Orange juice

Last Book Read That Wasn’t Required: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Pet Peeve: People who cough or sneeze without covering their mouth

Person Most Admired: Jesus

Person You’d Like To Meet: Benedict Cumberbatch

Item Always In Your Locker: Pencils and coffee cups

First Job: Babysitting

After Graduation Plans: Attend the University of Toledo for four years before going to Johns Hopkins to study oncology; study abroad for a while.



Career Goal: To save lives as an oncologist. I want to help those with cancer know that this isn’t the end and I want to help them fight through one of the most difficult ordeals in their lives

Quote from teacher: “Bethany’s work ethic is second to none,” said Kelli Tuller, principal. “She leads by example and her commitment to excellence is contagious. Her musical and academic abilities are to be applauded and I look forward to what the future has in store for her!

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

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