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May Student of the Month ~ Finn Joiner

May Student of the Month ~ Finn Joiner

The Grant Community High School May Student of the Month is senior Finn Joiner, son of Elizabeth and Matthew Joiner of Volo.

Finn’s academic achievements include taking nine Advanced Placement courses and he has been named All-Academic Student Athlete and Scholar Athlete for all sports he has participated in each year.  He holds a tremendous 4.79 GPA.

His extracurricular activities include four years of Varsity Soccer, earning all-conference player accolades as a junior, two-year Captain of Varsity Volleyball, and freshman basketball.  He is currently serving as the Editor-in-Chief of The Bark newspaper and was Assistant Editor-in-Chief as a junior, and sports editor during his sophomore year.  He is a Big Dawg Mentor, a member of the Principal’s Advisory Council, and involved in Student Council, Senior Class, and Academic Team.  Outside of GCHS, he was a violinist in the McHenry County Youth Orchestra and played club soccer for Mundelein Soccer Club.

Finn’s volunteer activities include helping with the GCHS Foundation Gala, assisting with PADS to help feed unhoused people, Knots of Love, and WINGS, which makes baskets for women and children in protective housing.

In addition to all of his activities, Finn works at Goldfish Swim School teaching kids from 6 months through 12 years old how to swim.  He also was a summer babysitter for 7-year-old twin boys.  His interests include politics and music.

His plans for the future include attending Butler University in the fall to study political science.