Student of the Week Kenton Ridge High School

Taylor Thompson
Taylor Thompson

Name: Taylor Thompson

School: Kenton Ridge High School

Grade: 12

Age: 17

Extra-curricular: I am involved with our school's band, choir and the musical department. I am the secretary of Student Council for the class of 2017 and am a member of National Honor Society, French Honor Society and Leo Club. I also played soccer and ran track my freshman and sophomore years of high school.

Words you live by: "Let all that you do be done in love."

Toughest challenge: Figuring out what I wanted to major in when I go to college

Biggest influence: My chemistry teacher, Mrs. Hypes, and my mom

School-day rituals: Study, study, study

What's on your bedroom walls: A lot of quotes and music notes

When I'm bored I like to … Listen to music and read books

Favorite movie: Dirty Dancing

Person who would play you in a movie: Emma Watson

Favorite TV show: Gossip Girl

Favorite musical artist: Ed Sheeran

Favorite book: A Dog's Purpose

Favorite home-cooked meal: Pizza casserole

Favorite restaurant: Olive Garden

Whose mind would you like to read: My older brother's

Place where you'd love to travel: Greece

Talent you'd like to have: I wish I knew how to play the guitar

Favorite school subject: Chemistry

Favorite athlete: Simone Biles

Favorite team: Ohio State football team

Something in the world I'd like to change: I would like to change the amount of control social media has over people. Using so much of it affects us greatly and most of the time in negative ways.

Favorite high school moment: Traveling to New Orleans this past February on a band trip with some of my closest friends

Favorite junk food: Ice cream

Best thing about high school: It gives us the time and opportunity to not only discover who we are as a person but to grow into someone even greater than expected

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