Congratulations to junior Jacky Zhu for being chosen as our Underclassman Student of the Month for January 2021! Jacky is the son of Mei Li and Min Zhu of Lawrenceville, VA. Currently, Jacky is part of the Honors program and challenges himself daily with academic studies and extracurricular activities. He has served as the secretary and treasurer for the Class of 2022, is a member of the Latin Club (3 years), the Honor Council (2 years), and the Scholastic Bowl Team (2 years). Jacky especially enjoys being a Latin student and club member; he has earned both silver & gold awards on the National Latin Exam.
In addition to his academic focus, Jacky enjoys playing a variety of sports. For four years, he has been part of the BA Cross Country team where he has been awarded the Most Improved distinction. Also, Jacky has dedicated himself to basketball for the past five years (2 MS, 2 JV, 1 V). Lastly, he enjoys being a midfielder on the Varsity soccer team.
In regard to plans for higher education, Jacky hopes to attend either the University of Virginia or the College of William & Mary.