Taylor Arend, Maumee High School
School subject: Calculus
Extracurricular activity: Theater and music
Hobbies: Violin, piano, and theater
Car: My Ford Focus, Black Betty (named after the song)
Musical artist: All-Time: Beatles; current: Ingrid Michaelson
Movie: My Girl
TV show: Mythbusters
Cafeteria food must-have: Peanut butter and jelly sandwich
Last book read that wasn't required: Harry Potter
Pet peeve: Abbreviations
Person most admired: My mommy
Person I'd like to meet: Hugh Laurie
Items always in my locker: Inspirational magnet: "Be yourself; everyone else is already taken"
First job: Technician at Maumee High School Performing Arts Center
Top accomplishment: Franklin B. Walter Scholar -- top student in Lucas County.
After-graduation plans: Study psychology with a concentration in neuroscience and a minor in theater while taking piano and violin lessons at Denison University, with medical school in my future.
Career goal: Psychiatrist or neurosurgeon.
Quote from teacher: "Taylor has been a great asset to our honors physics class this year," said Sam Evans, physics teacher. "She asks inquisitive questions and is able to explain her ideas clearly to classmates. On top of her accomplishments in physics, she is a talented musician and stage director for our theater program."