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County: Brooke

High School: Weirton Madonna High School

GPA: 4.5

Activities and achievements: Cole's extensive community service includes volunteering with his school's Interact program, at the Brooke County Public Library and serving meals at Weirton's Table of Hope. He was selected for the National Honor Society and has consistently been on the Principal's Honor Roll, even while adding AP and college classes to his course load. He is on Madonna's golf and tennis teams and was previously on the basketball team. He serves as president of the school's pro-life club and was chosen by his peers to receive the Sarah Smalley Memorial Scholarship for showing kindness and compassion to others. He works part-time mowing lawns and as a cook and dishwasher at a local restaurant. 

Plans: Cole has been taking classes at Wheeling Jesuit University and wants to continue his education there or at West Virginia University. He is interested in the science field.