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#2 – Jennifer Roof – Salutatorian


Parents’ Names: Wendy & Lyle Roof
College Attending:  University of Pennsylvania
Major/Career Plans:  Biochemistry/Pathologist

Honors & Awards: National Merit Scholarship Finalist, All-Western NY Second Academic Team, English Chairman’s Award, Theodore M. Peterson Award in Chemistry, Chairman’s Choice Award sponsored by Cattaraugus County Bank, Davis Award, Jasmine Cantor Award and Jamestown Pediatric Association 2015 Scholarship

Activities: Orchestra (violin), A Cappella Choir, Raider Reader Book Club, Impact Club, and in gymnastics and as a gymnastics’ coach

Why do you think JHS is special?

JHS is special because it has so many opportunities and excellent traditions in its music and sports programs

What was your favorite class and/or teacher and why?

I really enjoyed Calculus because it was challenging but rewarding when I understood it.

How do you think JHS prepared you for your life after graduation?

The diversity of JHS has prepared me for college life by introducing me to a variety of people and has allowed me to learn how to better handle difficult situations that I may face later in life