Head of the Class 2023: Lauryn Howard, Southwest

Lauryn Howard
Little Rock Southwest High School

GPA: 4.15

College attending:  Washington University in St. Louis

Colleges accepted to: Rhodes College, Bowdoin College, Sewanee

Honors & Achievements: JAG National secretary, Arkansas Governor’s School, Arkansas Girls State, 4 Miss Pi Lambda 2022-2023, National Honor Society president

Career goal: I plan to pursue a Ph.D. in neuroscience and work in the biotech industry as a research scientist.

Tell us about the teacher, coach or administrator who made a difference in your life: Over the course of my education, I have had access to many amazing teachers. Two that took a genuine interest in my emotional and educational development are Ms. Marian Jimerson and Ms. Katina Harper. Their support, guidance and ability to push me beyond my limits has given me the confidence to believe that I can achieve anything.

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