The Grant Community High School September Student of the Month is senior Logan Blancett, son of Casey and Shanda Blancett of Round Lake.
Logan's academic achievements include induction into the National Honor Society during his sophomore year while serving as Vice-President as a junior and President this year. He has earned his place on Honor Roll each semester and he has taken 7 AP courses with another 5 in his senior year. He has also been named as an AP Scholar with distinction in his junior year and he holdsa remarkable 5.213/4.0 GPA.
His extracurricular activities include Math Team since his sophomore year where he qualified for State as a sophomore and junior. He has also been in FBLA since sophomore year, serving as Vice-President and earning 1st at State and National Qualifier in Database Design and Application. He has been a varsity athlete in Track and Field each year, earning the All-Conference Athlete award and he participated in wrestling his freshman year. He was one of two GCHS juniors selected as a delegate in the 2021 World Affairs Seminar.
Logan has been involved in his school and community through roadside cleanups, food banks, Fox Lake cardboard boat race, concession stands, helped with freshman material pick-up, graduation, the distribution of induction and holiday gifts for NHS during e-learning, and he has been a peer tutor in math.
In addition to all of his activities, Logan works at Menards in Fox Lake and in his spare time he enjoys baseball stats and data analysis, music, video games, and helping out in the community.
His plans for the future include majoring in engineering, actuarial sciences, or data science and he is exploring several prestigious schools such as Harvard, MIT, and Stanford.