Jason ShefrinSchool: Howard High SchoolAge: 17Hometown...

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April 26, 1993

Jason Shefrin

School: Howard High School

Age: 17

Hometown: Columbia

His accomplishments: Jason is a Howard County Outstanding Senior award winner and a first-place winner at the recent Howard County Science Fair.

He serves as a peer mediator at his school and belongs to the National Honor Society as well as the Ski Club and the French Club. He was freshman class treasurer and won honorable mention in the Maryland Distinguished Scholar competition.

He played goalie in varsity soccer and placed third in the county wrestling competition and fourth in the regional competition. He's made the All-Academic team in boys' soccer and wrestling.

He led an effort to plant 300 pine tree saplings at Centennial Park, earning him Eagle Scout rank last year.

His comments: What I have found is if you work really hard and are determined, you can get the best of everything.

His plans: University of Pennsylvania has accepted him in its engineering school for next school year. He hopes also to take business classes to become an entrepreneur.

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