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Student of the Week

Student of the Week: Blayne Weddington

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Blayne Weddington.



Northview High School


School subject: Chemistry

Extracurricular activity: Band

Hobbies: Playing and listening to music

Car: BMW Z3

Store: Forever 21

Musical artist: Green Day

Movie: The Star Wars Saga

TV show: The Big Bang Theory


Cafeteria food must-have: Grilled cheese Wednesday!

Last book read that wasn't required: Angels and Demons

Pet peeve: When my erasers run out … then I can't erase anymore

Person most admired: My mom, Kelley Weddington

Person I'd like to meet: Idina Menzel

Items always in my locker: My books

First job: Junior Wildcat cheerleading coach through Sylvania Recreation

Top accomplishment: Being accepted to every music school I auditioned for


After-graduation plans: Attend either Ohio University or Ohio State University to major in music education

Career goal: I plan to be a high school band director and eventually I hope to become a college clarinet professor.

Quote from teacher: "Blayne is a driven young woman who excels both academically and extracurricularly," said Stacie Wachowiak, counselor. "Her enthusiasm is infectious and motivational to many other students here at Northview."


Kiley Armstrong, St. Ursula Academy.



St. Ursula Academy


School subject: Math

Extracurricular activity: Soccer

Hobbies: Hanging with friends, reading, running, swimming

Car: Ford GT

Store: Forever 21

Musical artist: Darius Rucker

Movie: Up

TV show: Big Bang Theory


Cafeteria food must-have: Sugar cookies

Last book read that wasn't required: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Pet peeve: Being late

Person most admired: My sister, Haley

Person I'd like to meet: Hope Solo

Items always in my locker: Water bottle

First job: Soccer referee

Top accomplishment: Playing on the team that beat Walsh Jesuit to become the first girls soccer team from northwest Ohio to compete in the state finals


After-graduation plans: Attend Case Western Reserve University to study biomedical engineering and play soccer.

Career goal: Become a biomedical engineer and make new advancements with prosthetic limbs and artificial organs.

Quote from teacher: "Kiley is an exceptionally level-headed, diligent, intelligent young woman of whom we are very proud," said N. Kulka, assistant principal/academic.

— Information is compiled for The Blade by the Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West.

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