STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Zackary Williams
Zackary Williams has been selected Blairsville High School Kiwanis Club Senior of the Month for September. He is the son of Randy and Mary Beth Williams of Blairsville.
During Zackary’s four years in high school he has attained the positions of class president, president of National Honor Society and president of the Future Business Leaders of America. Zackary has maintained Distinguished Honor Roll status throughout high school.
As a junior, Zackary achieved success by placing with his partner in the top 10 at the State FBLA Competition for an educational video about texting and driving. He is looking forward to competing in the economics event in April after placing first in the regional competition.
Zackary has also been involved in many extracurricular activities. He has been involved in a number of musical activities throughout high school. He is part of the drum line in the marching band and has played percussion in Concert Band. He has attended the County Band Festival three times and has been given the Excellent Instrumental Student of the Year award. He has been in the school choir nine years and in Show Choir one year, and has been involved in every musical the past five years, whether it is performing on stage or playing percussion in the pit band. In the last two years he has participated in the competitive District Chorus festivals, moving on to the Regional festival both times. He has participated in the County Chorus festivals as well. Zackary has been awarded the Excellent Choral Student of the Year award.
His plans after high school are to attend the University of Pittsburgh, where he will major in economics and political science with a minor in theater. After earning his undergraduate degree, he aspires to attend law school, specializing in constitutional law.