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Published: Wednesday, 4/27/2011

Student of the Week: Megan Crippen, Springfield High School

Megan Crippen, Springfield High School Megan Crippen, Springfield High School


School subject: Advanced Placement Biology

Extracurricular activity: Science Olympiad

Hobbies: Reading, video games

Car: Challenger

Store: Barnes & Noble

Musical artist: I don't have one.

Movie: Serenity

TV show: M*A*S*H



Cafeteria food must-have: Mashed potatoes

Last book read that wasn't required: I Am The Messenger by Markus Busak

Pet peeve: People who don't pay attention and then ask questions that have just been answered.

Person most admired: Theodore Roosevelt

Person I'd like to meet: Jamie Farr

Items always in my locker: Chocolate

First job: Tutor

Top accomplishment: My involvement with Youth in Philanthropy Encouraging Excellence.



After-graduation plans: I plan to attend John Carroll University and major in biology with minors in Spanish and East Asian studies.

Career goal: I plan to become a general physician in order to help others to the best of my ability.

Quote from teacher: "Megan is by far the most dedicated student I have taught," said Anne O'Leary, history teacher. "She is excited about school on a daily basis. Her love of learning and applying what she had learned is unprecedented."

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