Name: Michael Rekstis
Residence: Plain Township
School: GlenOak High School
College choice: Walsh University
Parents: Mike and Francine Rekstis
Describe yourself in three words: Loyal, passionate and persistent
What is your favorite thing to do outside school? My favorite thing to do outside of school is to hang out with friends!
Favorite high school memory? My favorite high school memory is traveling to Orlando, Fla., to compete in choir competitions.
Most people would be surprised to know …: Most people find it surprising that I love to sing and play sports.
What do you hope to do as a career? I plan to major in exercise science and pursue a career in physical therapy.
What is the biggest issue facing teenagers today? I believe the biggest issue facing teenagers today is social media. With everything going on in this world, teenagers are too easily persuaded by statements on social media.
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Jackson High School
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Nominated by: Julie Prato, counselor
Lake High School
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Louisville High School
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Nominated by: Ann clemson, counselor
Minerva High School
Jacob Ian Stewart
Nominated by: Brett Yeagley, principal
Perry High School
Nominated by: Ashley Meinke, pre-calculus, AP calculus AB teacher
St. Thomas Aquinas High School
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Washington High School
Nominated by: Matthew Citron, science teacher, National Honor Society adviser