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Best & Brightest finalist: Harry C. Owen, Augusta Preparatory Day School

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SCHOOL ACTIVITIES: Varsity baseball, varsity football, varsity basketball, honor education council, student council, Honor Society, mentor to Lower School student, math team, vice president of ninth-grade class, Science Olympiad

Harry C. Owen

AWARDS AND HONORS: General Excellence Award, Augusta Prep’s Premier Citizenship Award, Harvard Prize Book Award, Georgia Certificate of Merit, Coca-Cola Student-Athlete Award, Furman Scholar, Wofford Scholar, Superior Award in American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portugese Essay Contest, “Premio de Bronce” in the Level 5 National Spanish Exam, National Science League Physics Contest, National Science League Chemistry Contest, National Science League Biology Contest

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES: Augusta Red Cross Youth Board volunteer, Cotillion Club at Social Inc., Boys & Girls Club volunteer

COLLEGE/CAREER: Uni­versity of Georgia or Uni­versity of Virginia to pursue a career as a physician

OF NOTE: Harry enjoys golf, astronomy and weightlifting.

NOMINATOR’S NOTE: “If Jack’s work with the Red Cross exemplifies his contributions to his community with a group, it is his work as a Lower School Mentor that shows his true citizenship and personality.” – Laura Johnson, director of College Counseling

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