Having a current 4.4 GPA, Alex has been on the High Honors List every semester. He is an AP Scholar with Distinction, and he scored a 1510 out of 1600 on the SAT exam. He was recognized for the Best 10th Grade World History Research Paper. Alex was awarded the Williams Book Award. Additionally Alex was St. Chris’ nominee for both the Belk Scholarship at Davidson College and the Morehead-Cain Scholarship at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Voted into the Honor Council by his peers, Alex is serving as the Chairman for his senior year. The council investigates potential honor offenses, determine a fair verdict and recommends a punishment if necessary. As the Chairman Alex organizes programs and addresses the student body on the topic of honor. He is a peer advisor to a group of freshman at St. Chris. Alex is a member of the investment club as a sector leader in the group, and he is an artist focusing on drawing, painting, and photography. Over the summer of 2018, Alex held an internship with Shagbark Restaurant. He was able to shadow the pastry chef and help prep and plate the food being served. By the end of the internship Alex created his own dessert, and it sold at the restaurant for three nights. Following college, Alex wants to attend the Culinary Institute of America and pursue a Baking and Pastry Arts Degree.
Alex is an active participant on the St. Chris golf team. He was on the JV Team as a freshman, followed by 3 years on the Varsity Team. Alex is a co-captain for his senior season. In 2017 the team won the State Championship. Later, the team was the 2018 Prep League Champion. Outside of golf, Alex played on the JV Soccer Team for two years.
All throughout high school Alex has assisted with All Saints Preschool. He has helped clearing nature trails, rearranging classrooms, and setting up events. Alex has volunteered for the Anna Julia Cooper School. With the AJC he would help the students with their classwork and assist the teachers with various tasks. With the Saturday Academy at St. Chris, Alex will tutor local inner city children with their homework and then play sports or games with the children.
Alex has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $10,000 scholarship.
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