Name: Connor Wyckoff
School: Kenton Ridge High School
Extra-curricular: Band, jazz band, National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society
Claim to fame/honors: Valedictorian and going to Wright State University
Words you live by: Every day I’d like to learn something new.
Toughest challenge: Working at Springfield Regional Medical Center five days a week and still keeping my grades up has definitely kept me busy.
Biggest influence: My parents . They’ve always pushed me to try my best.
School-day rituals: I try to sleep in for as long as possible without being tardy.
What’s on your bedroom walls: Ski movie posters and pictures that I’ve taken
When I’m bored I like to … Ski, take pictures, ride my longboard, wakeboard and mountain bike
Favorite movie: Sunny (A ski movie)
Person who would play you in a movie: Benedict Cumberbatch
Favorite TV show: Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
Favorite musical artist: The Beach Boys and the Beatles. They’re both my favorite.
Favorite book: Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Favorite home-cooked meal: Grilled steak and potatoes with vegetables
Favorite restaurant: La Taqueria Mixteca
Whose mind would you like to read: Bobby Flay, so I could grill like he can
Place where you’d love to travel: I would really like to drive around Iceland and take pictures of all of the sights.
Talent you’d like to have: I would love to be able to play the piano.
Favorite school subject: Chemistry
Favorite athlete: Tom Wallisch
Favorite team: U.S. Ski Team
Something in the world I’d like to change: I’d raise more awareness about climate change
Favorite high school moment: Going to the 2012 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade was an amazing experience that I’m so lucky to have.
Favorite junk food: Anything from Taco Bell
Best thing about high school: Having the opportunity to do so many activities through the school and making new friends