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Published: Wednesday, 5/4/2011

Student of the Week: Taylor Arend, Maumee High School

Taylor Arend, Maumee High School 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)

Store: Meijer

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."

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