Student of the Week Kenton Ridge High School

Name: Connor Wyckoff

School: Kenton Ridge High School

Grade: 12

Age: 18

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

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