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Ellen Guisfredi


Ellen Guisfredi



School subject: Art, calculus, chemistry

Extracurricular activity: Double Dutch

Hobbies: Reading, jigsaw puzzles, rollerblading

Car: One that runs and has good gas mileage

Store: Target

Musical artist: Billy Joel

Movie: Lord of the Rings

TV show: Lost


Cafeteria food must-have: Salad bar

Last book read that wasn't required: Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper

Pet peeve: Whining and bragging

Person most admired: My grandpa, Frank Wade

Person I'd like to meet: Clint Eastwood

Items always in my locker: Blazer

First job: Sylvania Youth Conservation Corps

Top accomplishment: Named Notre Dame Academy's Top Scholar Athlete


After-graduation plans: Major in civil engineering at Valparaiso University.

Career goal: Find a career in civil engineering that is challenging, exciting, inspiring, and beneficial to others.

Quote from teacher: “Ellen epitomizes the term ‘scholar athlete,'” said Pam Edgell, athletic director. “She is an outstanding runner on both the cross-country and track teams. She was instrumental in Notre Dame winning the cross-country City Championship all four of her years as captain. Her leadership skills are evident as she mentors younger teammates. It has been a joy to see Ellen excel athletically and in the classroom. She is a Notre Dame woman of vision.”

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