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County: Tucker

High School: Tucker County High School

GPA: 3.9

Activities and achievements: Ian's aptitude in the sciences qualified him to spend two weeks studying at Green Bank's National Radio Astronomy Observatory as part of the Governor's School for Math and Science. He also attended the West Virginia National Youth Science Foundation's Youth Science Camp and participated in the Tucker County Commission Summer Youth Maintenance Program. Ian has lettered in varsity golf each year since he was a freshman and was part of the all-conference team this year. He also plays basketball and was chosen for the All-State Tournament Team, and he's been a standout member of the school's track team. He is in the spirit club and is active at his church.

Plans: Ian wants to study petroleum engineering at West Virginia University.