John Bowen

Firestone High School

GPA:.4.5146 Rank: 1 of 272.

College: University of Akron.

Intended major(s): Aerospace engineering.

Social media site(s) you use the most: Snapchat.

TV show you binge-watch (or plan to): Bones, NCIS.

Apple or Android: Apple.

Favorite subject in school: Spanish.

Person(s) — other than parent(s) — who were biggest influence on you and why/how: My Spanish teacher, Señor Householder. He inspired me to become bilingual as well as what it truly means to be bilingual; to learn and understand and apply the culture that comes with it to the language.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years: I see myself with a master’s degree in my field of study and a career that I love.

In 25 words or fewer, finish this sentence: “If I were president, I would …” work to make college education more affordable for young adults. Too many students come out of college saddled with debt that follows them for the rest of their lives.

Briefly describe your favorite high school memory: When I first ran under 18:00 on a 5k for a cross country meet.