Ranked in the top 2 of his graduating class, Dylan has a current 4.92 GPA. He is an AP Scholar with Honor having earned 4 perfect scores on his exams, and Dylan received a 1530 out of 1600 on the SAT exam. He is a member of the National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, and Mu Alpha Theta. Cosby High has recognized Dylan with 4 Academic Awards throughout his high school years. In 2016 he was awarded the Chesterfield County Outstanding Performance title for his PSAT results as a sophomore. Dylan was a Junior Marshal for the Cosby Class of 2018. Also in 2018, Dylan received both the Jefferson Book Award and the Woodman of the World American History Award.
Outside of the classroom, Dylan is a three year member of Cosby’s National Beta Club. He is a regular member of his church youth group. Dylan attends bi-weekly gatherings at the Church of the Epiphany as a LifeTeen. Heavily involved in Cosby’s Theatre Productions, Dylan has participated in multiple capacities. In 2016 he was part of the stage crew for the Spring Play “Cosby’s 5th Evening of One-Acts”. For the Mid-Winter Showcase, Dylan was an actor in 2018 and the director in 2019. Along with three co-hosts, Dylan runs a podcast where the group analyzes film and cinema. Dylan additionally maintains a YouTube channel with a focus of building Rube Goldberg Machines. In 2016 Dylan received an AutoCAD Certification, and he earned an Inventor Certification in 2017. Over the summer of 2018 Dylan held an internship as technician with Geotech-Environmegtnal Solutions LLC. He received first-hand experience with things such as: field inspections, soil testing, geotechnical drilling projects, field laser survey projects, and engineering project management.
A three sport varsity athlete Dylan is part of the Cross County team, Indoor and Outdoor Track teams. Having been on the cross country team since freshman year, Dylan was a captain for his senior season. Spending four seasons on the team, Dylan has received 4 Scholar Athlete Awards. In 2018 he was recognized by the Richmond Times Dispatch for the All-Metro Cross Country 2nd Team. Dylan received the Coach’s Award as a senior. For both his junior and senior seasons, he was named to the 6A Region B All-Region team. In 2017 the team was the Regional Champion and State Runner-Up. In 2018 the team ended the season as the Regional Runner-Up. Dylan joined the outdoor track team as a sophomore, where he is a distance and relay runner. He was awarded a Scholar Athlete Award following his 10th and 11th grade seasons. As a part of the indoor track team, Dylan earned a Coach’s Award for his junior season. For his senior season efforts, he was recognized as the Most Outstanding Distance Runner, and he was chosen for the 6A All Region team.
Through the National Honor Society, National Beta Club, and the Science National Honor Society, Dylan has volunteered in numerous community projects. He has assisted with CCPS STEAM Fair, various community 5K’s and with FoxCreek Marlins Swim Team. He has also been involved with the Cosby Athletic Boosters and Woolridge Elementary School. Since 2016 Dylan has volunteered for CARITAS. This has included setting up dining and sleeping accommodations as well as preparing and serving the meals at Church of the Epiphany. Dylan has even worked in the CARITAS warehouse to organize the inventory. Dylan created and organized organized the FoxCreek Haunted House. In 2016, 2017 and 2018 he has worked to build a local community haunted house with the purpose of collecting canned goods to then donate to FeedMore Richmond and Mercy Mall. Dylan is responsible for all aspects of this project including the design, construction, performance and promotion.
Dylan has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $10,000 scholarship.
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