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Scholastic Student Spotlight: South graduate to attend Emory as Georgia W. Jenkins Scholar
Scholastic Student Spotlight
Cahill Carusos.

Name: Cahill Carusos

School: South Forsyth High School

Grade: Graduated Class of 2017

GPA: 4.43

Classes: 13 AP/IB courses; completed the foreign language pathway for Spanish; War Eagle of Distinction: Spanish 11; Student of the Month: accelerated coordinate algebra, accelerated analytic geometry, AP calculus AB; International Skills Diploma Seal and Seal of Bi-literacy

Next steps: Will attend Emory University in the fall as a Georgia W. Jenkins Scholar, which includes full tuition, fees, room board, a $4,600 stipend each year, a laptop, health insurance and one all-expenses paid service trip totaling $271,000. Plans to pursue a minor in Spanish, possibly a major in neuroscience and behavioral biology or mathematics

In school: Spanish Honor Society; Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society); Rho Kappa (Social Studies Honor Society); Science National Honor Society; National Honor Society; Beta Club; International Club; War Eagle Leader for incoming and current freshman to guide them through their first year of high school; junior varsity tennis

Out of school: Small group leader at Browns Bridge Church for a first-grade group and 4-year-old classroom; volunteer Spanish teacher after school at Haw Creek Elementary; went on a mission trip to Costa Rica in 2016; ALTA B3 ladies tennis; worked at Publix and Kumon; private tutoring

Future goals: To graduate with a science-related degree toward medicine, possibly to become a doctor.