Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky
Emily maintains a 3.98 GPA as a senior in the Gatton Academy, and she scored a 35 on her ACT. She has hopes to pursue a career as a Dentist or Orthodontist after attending college. She is a WKU President’s Scholar and National Merit Commended. She is involved in tutoring, volunteering at the Buddy House, Boys and Girls Club, and Gatton Academy Leaders in Education. She enjoys spending her free time with family, watching horror movies, drawing, and playing the piano.
Owensboro High School
Jacob scored a 33 on his ACT and maintains a 4.0 as a senior at Owensboro High School. He plans to attend college and a graduate school to become a lawyer or entrepreneur. He would love to run for a political office and one day be referred to as “President Ladd.” He is a Governor’s Scholar and won the Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglas award from his high school. In his spare time, Jacob coaches basketball for Heritage Christian School, plays ultimate Frisbee, and attends church.
Jacob Ladd and Emily Nguyen