2016-2017 Student Salute

 Benjamin Shertzer



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Benjamin Shertzer

Mountain Ridge High School

Benjamin is currently enrolled in AP Literature, Calculus, and Psychology as well as Honors Senior Band IV and Historical Research Methods II. He is the drum major of the marching band and the senior class secretary and a member of the pep band, the concert band, the jazz band, theatre, the National Honor Society, and the Science Club and does the morning announcements. Benjamin volunteers his time as a crew leader at Vacation Bible School, as a Sunday school teacher aide, performs with the Potomac Concert Band, and at the Beautify the Burg event.  He has been a Rotary Student of the Month, placed first in the “Diversity Awareness” essay contest, was the “Letters about Literature” state finalist, and consistently earns straight A’s. Benjamin plans to attend college to major in pre-med and hopes to pursue a career as an ER physician or a surgeon.