Trojan Scholars - December

Meet the “Trojan Scholars” for the Month of December


PCHS is starting a new series “Trojan Scholar.”  There will be one boy and one girl chosen each month.

The Trojan Scholar girl for December is Jessica Kelly. Jessica is a senior at Peach County High School where she has participated in Future Problem Solvers, Student Council, Students Against Destructive Decisions and is the Varsity Cheer Football Captain. She was also Ms. Senior for Homecoming. She is a UGA Merit Scholar, Varsity Scholar Athlete, Annual A+ Honor Roll, and has competed in Future Problem Solving Competition International for 3 years. Jessica is currently dual enrolled at Fort Valley State University. Following graduation she plans to attend Spelman and major in Pre-Med. Jessica is the daughter of Tamara and Marquize Kelly. She has one brother, Jonathan. Her grandparents are Arnold Milton, Saundra Stewart and David Ellington Sr.

Jessica would like to share: When I get older I want to be a physician that specializes in sports medicine. I am extremely family oriented and most of my best memories are with my family and friends.


The Trojan Scholar boy for December is Daelan Smith. Daelan is a senior at Peach County High School where he plays football and baseball, participates in Future Problem Solving, has been a member of Future Business Leaders of America and the National Honor Society. He is a 13WMAZ Athlete of the Week, UGA Scholar and has competed in Future Problem Solvers International. He is currently dual-enrolled at Fort Valley State University. Following graduation he has committed to attend the United States Military Academy West Point where he will play football and major in Biochemistry. Daelan is the son of Mario and Kimberly Smith and the grandson of Vernon Smith, Lisa Thorpe, Kim Baker and Michael Eason.

Daelan would like to share: I participated in Future Problem Solvers International and was able to meet like-minded youth from all around the world. Being able to hear the different accents and ideas was very cool.


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