Alumni Achievement Award: Academic Excellence
Daniel has been taking Honors-level courses since enrolling in 10th grade and currently ranks among the top academic students in the Class of 2020, having finished the fall semester with a numeric grade point average of nearly 100 percent for his entire high school career. His achievements include earning distinguished honor roll status every marking period for the past three and one-half years, in addition to maintaining a perfect 4.0 effort and conduct GPA. He also has been enrolled in college-level courses while excelling in his regular high school classes.
Daniel has been recognized as Rotary Student of the Month and is a member of the National Honor Society. His activities include soccer, tutoring at the school’s Writing Center, digital newspaper staff, and Academic World Quest competition team. Most notably, he is one of 11 MHS Engineering and Design students who have participated in the Hersheypark expansion through the school’s Career and Technical Education program. Daniel also interned at the construction management firm, Whiting & Turner, and in the spring of 2019 participated in an MHS international trip to Costa Rica. He hopes to continue his educational career at Rice University, majoring in applied mathematics.