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#7 – Kate Tucker


Parents’ Names: Kathy & Bill Tucker
College Attending: University at Buffalo
Major/Career Plans: Pharmacy

Honors/Awards: Jasmine Cantor Award, Margaret Ayers Award, JHS PTSA Scholarship, All-WNY Section VI Scholar Athlete Winner for Basketball and Track, NYSAAA Student Athlete Scholar Essay Award, Academic All-ECIC Team for Basketball, First Team All-League ECIC Division 1 for Basketball, All-WNY ECIC Character and Good Sportsmanship Award for Tennis, All-WNY Section VI Scholar Athlete Honorable Mention for Tennis, Frederick Douglass & Susan B. Anthony Scholarship (University of Rochester), AP Scholar Award, JCC Part-time Student Dean’s List, Student of the Year, Bildungsroman Award for English, NYS Scholarship for Scholastic Excellence

Activities: Student Council Secretary, National Honor Society, Varsity Track and Field, JV/Varsity Basketball (Captain/MVP), Varsity Tennis (MVP)

Why do you think JHS is special? The motivated teachers and counselors at JHS create an atmosphere that gives students the most opportunities to succeed.

What was your favorite class and/or teacher and why? My favorite teacher was Mr. Lumia because he is always willing to go out of his way to give his students extra help.

How do you think JHS prepared you for life after graduation? The AP courses offered at JHS have prepared me for the rigor of my future college classes.