Student of the Week Springfield High School

Name: Amanda Dillon

School: Springfield High School

Grade: 12

Age: 17

Extra-curricular: Tennis, Basketball, Student Council, Young Life

Claim to fame/honors: Award of Excellence, Super Honor Roll, OHSAA Honorable Mention for tennis

Words you live by: "Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game."

Toughest challenge: Overcoming the mental side of tennis

Biggest influence: My mother

School-day rituals: I always wait for my best friend to get to school before I walk in

What's on your bedroom walls: Pictures of friends and family

When I'm bored I like to … Watch Grey's Anatomy or play tennis

Favorite movie: The Parent Trap

Person who would play you in a movie: Vanessa Hudgens

Favorite TV show: Grey's Anatomy

Favorite musical artist: Russ

Favorite book: The Longest Ride - Nicholas Sparks

Favorite home-cooked meal: My grandmother Lisch's macaroni and cheese

Favorite restaurant: Chipotle

Whose mind would you like to read: My parents

Place where you'd love to travel: Ireland and Spain

Talent you'd like to have: I wish I could whistle.

Favorite school subject: Math

Favorite athlete: Kyrie Irving

Favorite team: Ohio State football team

Something in the world I'd like to change: No hate crimes and violence

Favorite high school moment: Winning GWOC in tennis and having my mom coach me

Favorite junk food: Popcorn

Best thing about high school: Going to the basketball and football games

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