Students recognized by Youth Salute at GRC

George Rogers Clark High School students were among those recognized by the annual Central Kentucky Youth Leadership Council’s “Youth Salute.” There were 46 students recognized from GRC among the 843 high school juniors from 543 high schools in Central Kentucky.

Several students from GRC were featured each week in The Sun. This is the final installment

Thomas Cantrell

Thomas’ accomplishments include student Y Club vice-president and treasurer, Smoke Signals student newspaper associate opinions editor, deacon at First Presbyterian Church, Burnamwood Appalachian Ministry, Beta Club, National Honor Society, Calvary Christian Church youth group, EKU Now Whitlock scholar and AP scholar with honors. Thomas plans to earn a bachelor’s degree in the social sciences. He hopes to work in the legal field and in government.

Sophie Sams

Sophie’s accomplishments include volunteering at New Beginnings pregnancy care center, volunteer at UK Chandler Medical Center, Beta Club, National Honors Society, Health Occupations Students of America, GRC tennis, French National Society, Agency for Substance Abuse Police leader, Y Club and Calvary Christian Church children’s ministry volunteer. Sophie plant to attend the University of Kentucky and pursue a career as a registered nurse.

Taylor Baker

Taylor’s accomplishments include leadership team in the GRC marching band, member of GRC marching band, member of symphonic band, member of jazz band, chess player, National Honor Society and Spanish Club. Taylor wants to major in pre-law and elementary education. She hopes to attend Transylvania University.