Posted by Jeffrey Brennan on Apr 11, 2018

Student of the Month

At today's meeting, we recognized two students of the month for outstanding achievement as "Scholar Athletes."

Matt Keck

Matt Keck is our April Student of the Month from  Archbishop Murphy High School. Matt has been an integral part of Archbishop Murphy's football and wrestling teams.  Matt was an outstanding football player on both the defensive and offensive lines. Matt is also an outstanding wrestler and led the team this year as its captain.  
In addition to being a stellar athlete, Matt is an extremely hardworking student.  His course load has included six advanced placement (AP) classes and five honors classes.  Even with  these challenging classes, he maintains a 3.99 overall grade point average!   
Matt will be going to Carroll College.  He plans to focus on studying  and major in either biochemistry or biology, with plans to go on to medical school. Congratulations Matt!

Jon Cook

Our Student of the Month from Henry M. Jackson High School is

Jon Cook. Jon has taken 13 AP classes - including a full load of six in his senior year - while maintaining a overall grade point average of 3.98!  On the athletic side, Jon is a varsity swimmer who holds six state titles!  He was named the "swimmer of the meet" for the past three years at the state championship event. Additionally, Jon holds the school record in every swimming event, taking down some long-standing records. Outside of swimming and school, Jon enjoys hiking and reading the news.

Jon has been accepted into Stanford University as a scholar athlete.  He plans to study chemistry or mechanical engineering focused on renewable energy fields.  He will continues his endeavors in swimming, with aspirations of competing in the Olympics. Congratulations Jon!