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Student of the Week: Melisa Slye, Maumee Valley Country Day School


School Subject: AP Biology

Extracurricular Activities: Lacrosse

Hobbies: Field hockey, health, skiing

Car: Jeep Wrangler

Store: Lululemon

Movie: The Blind Side

Musical Artist: Khalid

TV Show: Grey’s Anatomy


Cafeteria Food Must Have: Pineapple

Last Book Read That Wasn’t Required: Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic

Person You’d Like to Meet: Ryan Reynolds

Person Most Admired: Bill Gates

Item always in your locker: Planner

First Job: Volunteering at ProMedica in oncology

Top Accomplishment: Maintaining a 4.0 through high school and founding the Health Club


After Graduation Plans: I plan on attending Vanderbilt University for bio-medical engineering, followed by a graduate degree in healthcare management

Career Goal: I’ve always loved medicine and business so I’d like to work with hospital management

Quote from treacher:  “Melisa’s strongest academic interest is in science and she plans to study either biomedical engineering or chemical engineering,” said Tom Cambisios, English teacher. “She has been working as a volunteer in the oncology department at Toledo Hospital. She plays on Maumee Valley’s field hockey and lacrosse teams. Much of her self-discipline came from her involvement in gymnastics.”

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

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