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County: Braxton

High School: Braxton County High School

GPA: 4.25

Activities and achievements: In addition to being a member of the National Honor Society and the Student Leadership Team, Jacobi is a second-year majorette with the Braxton County Marching Band. She is a varsity volleyball player and has been on the team since she was a freshman. Active with her church's youth group, Jacobi has volunteered on several mission trips. She works part-time at an automotive dealership and also baby-sits. She is in the clinical student program at Braxton County Memorial Hospital, shadowing X-ray technicians.  

Plans: Jacobi wants to major in biochemistry and eventually hopes to attend medical school and become an anesthesiologist. She plans to attend West Virginia University next year having already earned 19 hours of college credit.