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Scholastic Student Spotlight: Central grad attending UGA for medicine development
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Keegan Householder.

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Scholastic Student Spotlight is a bi-monthly series brought to you by Lennar Atlanta where the Forsyth County News spotlights local students and their scholastic achievements and future goals.

Name: Keegan Householder

School: Forsyth Central High School

Grade: Graduated Class of 2016

GPA: 3.9, weighted

Classes: STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Academy graduate from the biotechnology pathway

Next steps: Will attend the University of Georgia to major in biological engineering with a pre-med or pre-law track

In school: Mock trial team for two years; Beta Club for three years including serving as president during senior year; started the Wounded Warrior Outreach Program at Central; served on the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Board representing Central; student advisor to Central’s principal; named Mr. Forsyth Central; varsity football for two years; Science Olympiad for four years; National Technical Honor Society

Out of school: Member of Peer Court, a re-directional program for students aged 15-17 who have committed their first minor crime where they are tried by their peers; researched a fungal disease affecting amphibians and developed a quick test that won second place at the science fair

Future goals: To attend college with a focus on working in medicine development after graduating.