Posted by Jeffrey Brennan

Student of the Month

At our May 9th meeting, we recognized two students of the month for outstanding achievement in "Academic Excellence."

Drew Carlton

Drew Carlton is our May Student of the Month from  Archbishop Murphy High School. Drew has earned a perfect 4.00 grade point average so far!  And, he has done so while taking many rigorous advanced courses!  
Drew is very active on campus.  He is a member of the tennis team and the mock trial team, is on the student council, and competes in DECA, Knowledge Bowl and History Bowl. In addition, Drew volunteers to help prepare and serve meals to the homeless and serves physically-disabled persons through Special Olympics. 
Drew will be going to Texas A&M in the Fall and plans to study engineering. Congratulations Drew!

Harshu Musunuri

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

Harshu Musunuri. Harshu has has taken 14 AP classes and has an overall 4.0 grade point average!  In 2016, Harshu was named a Davidson Fellow laureate in Science.  She is vice-president of the Math Honor Society, vice-president of the Technology Student Association, and president of the Science Research and Engineering Club. She is also the curriculum director of Girls Rock in Science and Math (GRISM), a non-profit whose goal is to spark interest in girls to pursue the STEM field.  

Recognizing that sepsis infections are the leading killer of people following surgical procedures, Harshu is working on a simple, cost-effective method, to sample the blood and provide a rapid indicator to doctors to take action!  

Harshu has been accepted into Stanford University.   We'll be hearing more from her in the future!  Congratulations Harshu!