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Student of the Week: Gary Black, Emmanuel Christian


Gary Black



School Subject: Band

Extracurricular Activities: Basketball

Hobbies: Drumming

Car: Lamborghini

Store: Guitar Center

Musical Artist: John P. Kee

Movie: “42”

TV Show: SpongeBob


Cafeteria Food Must Have: Burgers

Last Book Read That Wasn’t Required: The Bible

Person You’d Like to Meet: C. J. Thompson

Person Most Admired: My father, Gary Black

Item always in your locker: An emergency snack

First Job: Simon Professional Cleaning



Top Accomplishment: Competing in the Guitar Center Drum-Off

After Graduation Plans: Go to college and study either music or history

Career Goal: Be a professional musician for any Gospel artist (preferably drumming)

Quote from teacher:  “Gary Black possesses a natural talent for music and is also academically accomplished,” said Yvonne Youngblood, teacher. “He shared his gift of music with his peers, whether in pep band, concert band, choir, or praise band at school and church. Gary is always someone you can count on to help in moments of need and he does it with an awesome smile.”

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

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