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Student of the week: Elijah Vasquez

Waite High School


Elijah Vasquez



School subject: Show choir (vocal ensemble)

Extracurricular activity: Rasas Unides, Young Men of Excellence

Hobbies: Dance

Car: Charger

Store: Hollister

Musical artist: Bruno Mars

Movie: Dirty Dancing

TV show: Dancing with the Stars



Cafeteria food must-have: French fries

Last book read that wasn't required: The House of the Scorpions

Pet peeve: Cry babies

Person I'd like to meet: Beyonce

Person most admired: My mother

Items always in my locker: Book

First job: Server at El Sol Mexican-American Restaurant

Top accomplishment: Doing excellent in school and being number two in my class.


After-graduation plans: Plan to attend college and study to become a dance major.

Career goal: Be a performing dance/choreographer and travel, then open my own dance studio and teach dance.

Quote from teacher: "Elijah was nominated for his attendance, activities, and athletics," said David Yenrick, principal. "He is a positive role model for his fellow peers and he readily volunteers when called upon."

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

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