Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Jessica Rich of Calumet High School in Michigan has been invited to compete for the 2014 United States Presidential Scholars Program:
Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Jessica Rich of Calumet High School in Michigan has been invited by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars and the United States Department of Education to compete for the 2014 United States Presidential Scholars Program. According to the invitation, Jessica is one of only 3,000 students out of a pool of 3.2 million graduates to receive an invitation to compete in this program. There are two rounds of competition and the names of the 141 winners will be announced in May.
Jessica is the Battalion Deputy Commander and Raider Company Commander this school year and has previously served as Chief of Staff and Skating Color Guard Commander. Jessica has amassed literally hundreds of hours of school and community service. Jessica has been heavily involved in JLAB for the past four years. She was Team Captain of our JROTC Leadership & Academic Bowl(JLAB) National Leadership Championship Team in 2012 and was the Team Captain of our JLAB Academic Team in her junior year. As a senior, Jessica is our JLAB academic mentor/advisor assisting both Leadership and Academic Teams in their preparation for JLAB competitions and the ACT. Last year, Jessica served as a student volunteer for USACC JLAB National Leadership Competition in Washington, DC. Jessica also assists in conducting a comprehensive ACT Preparation course after school and on Saturdays.
In addition to JROTC, Jessica is a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Science Olympiad, Quiz Bowl, Track Team, Student Senate and High School Band. Jessica has an incredible 3.952 GPA while taking many AP classes and scored a composite 34 on the ACT. Jessica is also a Native American Eskimo.
JROTC teams competed for awards in eight events: team run, confidence course, water can relay race, one-rope-bridge, gauntlet, combat casualty rescue, log carry race, and a sandbag relay event.
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