NAME – Gabrielle Harris
RESIDENCE – plain township
THE SCHOOL – GlenOak High School
COLLEGE CHOICE – Ohio State University or Purdue University
PARENT – Douglas and Janeen Harris
DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN THREE WORDS – Attention to detail, attentive, resourceful.
SCHOOL ACTIVITIES – Editor-in-Chief of The Eagle (online and print newspaper) and The Squawk (podcast); president of the science club; founding member and president of Mu Alpha Theta; Environmental Club Librarian; National Honor Society; Spiritual Club; World Languages Club; Student advice ; ski club; and varsity shot put and discus thrower.
COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES – Through the National Honor Society, I have volunteered with Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Services, Hall of Fame Chamber of Commerce, Stadium Science, and more. Stark State Science Night volunteer.
HONORS AND AWARDS – Outstanding STEM Student of the Class of 2022; Ohio Scholastic Media Award, Superior for In-Depth Team Reporting; OSMA excellent for physical reporting; Battle of the Brush, first place twice; recipient of the academic letter three times; and Archie Griffin Sportsmanship Award.
FAVORITE THINGS TO DO OUTSIDE OF SCHOOL – I enjoy rollerblading, reading, watching video essays, mortuary activism, making pen and ink drawings, building architectural models, and collecting vinyl records, movies, and CDs.
FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY – Skiing with my friends just as it started snowing. It was such a nice break from school and it reminded me how lucky I am to have quiet little moments without expectations.
MOST PEOPLE WILL BE SURPRISED TO KNOW… – …I’m a fan of horror movies.
WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO DO AS A CAREER? – I hope to pursue a career in civil and environmental engineering alongside a freelance career in publishing in my spare time.
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT ISSUE ADOLESCENTS FACE TODAY? – In an ever-changing world, I believe that we demonize development at our own pace, chasing our dreams and whims, and enjoying the little moments in exchange for the culture of the bustle and hitting every spot on the list buckets before age 18. You can go to college at 60, never go to college, lead a life outside of the conventional family unit, etc., and still be successful. Life is a journey and unique to the individual, and I believe we would all enjoy it more if we pursued greatness while taking the time to appreciate the other paths available to us, even if they are not. are unconventional. Our greatest threat is ourselves, don’t hold back to please others.
Nominated by: Josh Kern, school counselor; and Lucy Thompson, science teacher
Nominated by: Jason Hall, Business Trainer
Nominated by: Chad Palmer, science teacher; and Angela Beshore, English teacher
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Nominated by: Travis Ackerman and Missy Stertzbach, teachers
Nominated by: Julie Prato, school counselor; and Kevin Walsh, teacher/coach
CHRISTIAN CENTER LAKE
Nominated by: Jairus Taylor, men’s varsity soccer coach; and Sharon Martin, English teacher and academic challenge coordinator
Nominated by: Pete Carpico, chemistry teacher; and James Callan, history teacher
Nominated by: Adam Calhoun and Matthew Citron, teachers
Nominated by: Lisa Cargill, Specialist Maths Teacher, NHS Adviser, Winter Homecoming Adviser, Top 10% Coordinator, Honors Night Coordinator and Voting Coordinator; and Julie Holderbaum, Specialist English Teacher and Academic Challenge Advisor
Nominated by: Ashley Meinke, math teacher; and Léa Daut, English teacher
Nominated by: Nate Provance, basketball teacher/coach; and Matt Whitted, Director
Nominated by: Nicole Boyd, School Counselor; and Cassandra Stanford, English teacher
Nominated by: Jessica McClain, Spanish teacher; and Brian Shultz, professor of biology
Nominated by: Chad Palmer, teacher
Nominated by: Glenn Cummings and Allison Medley, teachers
Nominated by: Julie Prato, school counselor; and Dan Taray, professor of social studies
CHRISTIAN CENTER LAKE
Nominated by: Heath Lambright, professor of chemistry and physics; and Sharon Martin, English teacher and academic challenge coordinator
Nominated by: Theresa Jakmides, English teacher; and Katy Todd, French teacher
Nominated by: Jack Kilgore and Matt Citron, teachers
Nominated by: Jan Clark, professor of fine arts and yearbook adviser; and Matthew Leatherberry, math and STEM teacher
Nominated by: Chris Meiser, AP history professor; and Kathy Patron, Speech and Debate Teacher/Coach
Nominated by: Kerry Riesen, teacher/senior class counselor; and Jeannette Jernigan, teacher