Top of the Class 2017: Joshua Lawton

Academic Honors and Awards: Wichita High School East Valedictorian (2017), National Merit Finalist (Grade 12), National Honors Society (Grades 10-12), Kansas Honors Scholar (Grade 12)- Top 10% of class in a Kansas School, The American Legion Boys State of Kansas Delegate (Summer 2016), Congress of Future Medical Leaders Award of Excellence (2015)

High School Involvement: East High Day of Service coordinator (Jan. 2016), See You at the Pole Day of Prayer coordinator for East High (Grades 10-12), Teen Fellowship Club Leader (Grades 10-12), Strength for the Task Christian Youth Leadership Conference (2014, 2015, 2016)
East High Baseball (Grades 9-12), Aviators Baseball Club team (Grades 9-12), Fellowship of Christian Athletes member (Grades 10-12), East High Theatre Department (Grades 9-12): 9 theatrical productions to date, Drama Club member (Grades 9-12), Spanish Club member (Grades 10-12), East High Freshman Orientation Ambassador (2015, 2016), Geometry Tutor (Grade 11), East Baseball fundraisers (Grades 9-12), KU Barnstorming Tour, Pancake Feed and Concessions

Favorite Food: Cornish Pasty

Favorite Movie: Good Will Hunting

Favorite Song, Singer or Type of Music: Billy Joel

Dream Job: a research and teaching medical doctor

Future Plans: I will attend Northwestern University in Evanston, IL to study Biomedical engineering and Premed.