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Published: Wednesday, 10/12/2011

Student of the week: Courtney Gorrell

Whitmer High School

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School subject: Math

Extracurricular activity: Varsity golf, National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, Math Honorary, German Club/Honorary, Student Council

Hobbies: Reading, volleyball, running, golf, hanging out with friends

Car: Jeep Liberty

Store: American Eagle

Musical artist: Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley

Movie: The Notebook

TV show: Glee



Cafeteria food must-have: Chicken wrap with ranch

Last book read that wasn't required: The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks

Pet peeve: When the arm rests in the car are up.

Person most admired: My big sister-Jessica Becker

Person I'd like to meet: Ellen Degeneres

First job: Office worker at Stoll Rug Cleaners.

Top accomplishment: President of National Honor Society, exchange student to Germany, top 15 in my class since the 9th grade.



After-graduation plans: I want to go to college and major in pre-med. Afterward, I want to graduate from medical school.

Career goal: I want to become a neonatal doctor.

Quote from teacher: "As a captain and true leader of the girls' varsity golf team, Courtney always gives 100 percent," said Ed Kaser, associate principal. "She is an excellent role model academically, athletically, and has strong values and integrity. She is determined, intrinsically motivated, and tries to improve everything she does."

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