Addy McDermott and Benjamin Kash

Addy McDermott
Franklin Simpson High School
Addy maintains a 4.0 GPA as a senior at Franklin Simpson High School, and she scored a 28 on her ACT. She plans to major in either Architecture or Engineering with a focus on Civil Engineering and then move on to get her Master’s degree. She is a Governor’s Scholar, and Addy serves as the Varsity Cheerleading Co-Captain and Student Council Vice President. She participates in many extracurricular activities including Varsity Cheerleading, Mu Alpha Theta, Beta Club, Future Business Leaders of America, and Student Council. When she is not cheering, working, or doing homework Addy spends time with her newborn niece, sisters, and mom.
Benjamin Kash
Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky
In his pursuit of a STEM-based research career, Benjamin scored a 35 on his ACT, and he maintains a 4.0 GPA as a senior. He was a National Merit Semifinalist, and he is an AP Scholar. He is involved in many extracurricular activities including Intramural Ultimate Frisbee, Tennis Club, Beta Club, and Department of Defense National Science Bowl. Outside of academics, Benjamin really enjoys being active. He loves to go outside to play soccer, tennis, and ultimate Frisbee.