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Published: Wednesday, 4/13/2011

Student of the Week: Marie Engle, Pettisville High School

Marie Engle, Pettisville high school, 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."

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