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County: Mercer

High School: Princeton High School
GPA: 3.9

Activities and achievements: Johnny is president of Students Against Drunk Driving, sings in the honor choir, is a student council officer and vice president of the pep club. He plays football and is a competitive tumbler. He also has accumulated more than 300 hours of community service.

Plans: When he was just 14, Johnny lost both his parents in separate shootings that happened seven months apart. The tragedies have motivated him to pursue a degree in criminal justice. He wants to work for a government agency, possibly on policy issues aimed at reducing crime rates.