Seventeen-year-old Thaddeus Taylor will be a senior this fall at Bartlesville High School. He looks up to his grandmother who he calls "Nana". He says he admires her because she always brings the family together to have bonding time.
Photography, gardening and cooking are some of his favorite past times. He said he plans on going to Oklahoma State University Institute Of Technology for cooking, but is also considering going to the University of Oklahoma for journalism and meteorology.
Thaddeus is a very friendly individual and he said he likes to help others.
"I don't do it to make myself look good," he said. "I do it because I like to help people.
His main goal in life is to be successful.