Katarina Odak

Stow-Munroe Falls High School

GPA: 4.545. Rank: 1 of 439.

College: Ohio State University.

Intended major(s): Chemical engineering.

Social media site(s) you use the most: Twitter, Pocket, Instagram.

TV show you binge-watch (or plan to): How I Met Your Mother.

Apple or Android: Apple.

Favorite subject in school: Chemistry.

Person(s) — other than parent(s) — who were biggest influence on you and why/how: My friend from Croatia who is a boat captain (Skipper, we called him); directed us around the Croatian coastline as I lived there over the summers. He greeted every boat we passed on the sea and said: “I get to make people smile every day, and that makes me a very lucky man.”

Where do you see yourself in 10 years: I plan to spend a year in the Peace Corps after I finish medical school in about 10 years.

In 25 words or fewer, finish this sentence: “If I were president, I would ...” first target decreasing the military. War should not be used to create peace.

Briefly describe your favorite high school memory: I spent two years writing a literary criticism. I plan to publish A Comprehensive Study of War and Peace. My favorite memory was holding that massive stack of papers in my hand and thinking “I did this. This came from my mind.”