#5 – Kenzie Swanson

Parents’/Guardians’ Names: Debbie & Leighton Swanson

College Attending:  Syracuse University

Major/Career Plans: Nutrition Science with plans to go to medical school

Honors/Awards: AP Scholar Award, Coaches Award for Varsity Basketball, All-WNY Scholar Athlete, Fessenden, Laumer &  DeAngelo Scholar Athlete Award, Harry E. Kline Scholarship for AP Chemistry, JHS Student of the Month, JHS Athlete of the Week, Jamestown High School Class of 1950 Scholarship, Jasmine Cantor Scholarship

Activities: Captain of Varsity Basketball Team, Treasurer of National Honor Society, Sergeant-in-Arms of Student Council, Key Club

Why do you think JHS is special? JHS is special because of the diverse population of students as well as the outstanding athletic programs and facilities that provide opportunities for all students.

What was your favorite class and/or  teacher and why? AP Calculus with Mr. Lumia because i was able to challenge myself to work hard and succeed even with the rigorous work. It was motivating to see the progress I was making, which was possible because of having a dedicated teacher that cares about his student’s success.

How do you think JHS prepared you for your life after graduation? The opportunities available for AP and college-level courses have prepared me for the coursework I will be facing in college.