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Student of the week: Robert Ariss

Maumee Valley Country Day School


Robert Ariss



School subject: Biology, calculus

Extracurricular activity: Varsity basketball, class president, Afro-American club member

Hobbies: Athletics

Car: Mercedes Benz SLS AMG

Store: Guess

Musical artist: Kanye West

Movie: Zero Dark Thirty

TV show: NCIS, Breaking Bad



Cafeteria food must-have: Chicken wings

Last book read that wasn't required: Subliminal by Leonard Mlodinow

Person most admired: Bill Gates

Person I'd like to meet: President Obama

Items always in my locker: Running shoes

First job: Various volunteer opportunities

Top accomplishment: Accepted into medical school as a college undergrad freshman


After-graduation plans: Attending the University of Toledo and studying geo-engineering, then continuing on to medical school at UTMC

Career goal: To become a physician

Quote from teacher: "Robbie is a talented and highly motivated student," said teacher, Ken Meinecke. "He understands that success is based upon hard work whether in the classroom or on the basketball court. Clearly, this young man has a bright future ahead of him."

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

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