Student of the Week Urbana High School

Name: Duke Buckalew

School: Urbana High School

Grade: 10

Age: 16

Extra-curricular: Choir, Bowling, Golf, Track, Show Choir, "Captain Basketball"

Claim to fame/honors: No B's in high school

Words you live by: "Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift"

Toughest challenge: Balancing my social life with my school life

Biggest influence: My dad

School-day rituals: A whole lot of work

What's on your bedroom walls: Pictures of my friends

When I'm bored I like to … play guitar

Favorite movie: Finding Nemo

Person who would play you in a movie: Shia LaBeouf

Favorite TV show: Adventure Time

Favorite musical artist: Journey

Favorite book: The Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

Favorite home-cooked meal: Chicken Pot Pie

Favorite restaurant: Cafe Paradiso

Whose mind would you like to read: Mr. Schelle

Place where you'd love to travel: Australia

Talent you'd like to have: Juggling

Favorite school subject: History

Favorite athlete: Babe Ruth

Favorite team: Urbana

Something in the world I'd like to change: The price of college

Favorite high school moment: Homecoming

Favorite junk food: Wendy's Spicy Chicken Nuggets

Best thing about high school: All of the new friends I have made

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