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Student of the Week Northwestern High School


Name: Chelby Dye

School: Northwestern High School

Grade: 12

Age: 18

Extra-curricular: Marching Band as the Field Commander, Jazz Band, Pep Band, SADD, Student Council

Claim to fame/honors: Four year Jan Van Gorder Scholar, Member of the National Honor Society, Honor Student of the Year, Senior Class President, Student Council Vice President, Homecoming Queen

Biggest influence: My mother

What’s on your bedroom walls: Frames of photos of me, my friends and my family

When I’m bored I like to: Read, play the piano, flute or guitar, watch TV, hang out with my friends and family

Favorite TV show: Hart of Dixie

Favorite musical artist: I have too many that I love!

Favorite book: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Favorite home-cooked meal: Spaghetti

Place where you’d love to travel: The Grand Canyon

Talent you’d like to have: Play the violin

Favorite school subject: Music

Favorite team: Ohio State Buckeyes

Something in the world I’d like to change: The amount of people around the world not receiving fair wages and working conditions for their service. The amount of animals being unfairly treated and captured.

Favorite high school moment: Being crowned Homecoming Queen (I was in my marching band uniform), being the Field Commander of the Marching Band and participating in the high school musicals – Ado Annie in “Oklahoma!” Frenchy in “Grease” and Miss Adelaide in “Guys and Dolls”

Favorite junk food: Ice cream

Best thing about high school: The best things about high school are creating friendships, participating in extra-curricular activities, and learning and growing as a student and as a person through many different classes and experiences.


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