Marie Engle, Pettisville high school,
School subject: Choir
Extracurricular activity: Toledo Opera Chorus
Hobbies: Singing, playing piano and French horn, attending sporting events
Car: Horse-drawn carriage
Store: Any store that has "longs"
Musical artist: Placido Domingo
Movie: The Emperor's New Groove
TV show: Prison Break
Cafeteria food must-have: Delicious, refreshing water
Last book read that wasn't required: The Inner Voice, by Renee Fleming
Pet peeve: Closed-mindedness
Person most admired: Jesus
Person I'd like to meet: Tom Hanks
Items always in my locker: Hall's Breezes
First job: McDonald's crew member
Top accomplishment: Attending Northwestern's National High School Music Institute.
After-graduation plans: Attend either Jacobs School of Music, Northwestern's Bienen School of Music, or Manhattan School of Music, majoring in vocal performance and continuing on somewhere to earn a master's degree.
Career goal: Be a professional opera singer. I want to sing internationally and help make classical music more popular in the world. I also want to be a mommy.
Quote from teacher: "Marie Engle's academic leadership, musical gifts, and drive for personal distinction have benefited the Pettisville community," said Jacinta Nafziger, school counselor. "Her exceptional contributions will continue to make an impact long after Marie graduates."