Malone University Teen of the Month: Michael Rekstis, GlenOak High School – Entertainment & Life – The Repository

Name: Michael Rekstis

Residence: Plain Township

Age: 17

School: GlenOak High School

GPA: 4.13

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.

 

NOMINATIONS

The following boys received nominations for Teen of the Month:

Alliance High School

Caleb Ashton Eugene Monk

Nominated by: L. Renee Barnes, French teacher

 

Fairless High School

Jack McFerren Fortner

Nominated by: Brian Schultz, teacher

 

Hoover High School

Samuel Campanaro

Nominated by: Travis Ackerman, math teacher

 

Jackson High School

Jaret Michael Pallotta

Nominated by: Julie Prato, counselor

 

Lake High School

Drake Wartman

Nominated by: Cheri Napholz, mathematics department chairihead

 

Louisville High School

Hayden John Frase

Nominated by: Ann clemson, counselor

 

Minerva High School

Jacob Ian Stewart

Nominated by: Brett Yeagley, principal

 

Perry High School

Ethan Scheck

Nominated by: Ashley Meinke, pre-calculus, AP calculus AB teacher

 

St. Thomas Aquinas High School

Benjamin Crawford

Nominated by Angelo Pederzolli

 

Washington High School

Nate Teall

Nominated by: Matthew Citron, science teacher, National Honor Society adviser

 

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