2023 Award of Excellence: Jay Palmer, Tartan High School

Jay Palmer

Award of Excellence Characteristic: Achievement, Community, Courage

Nominated by: Tori Walsh

Parent/Guardian: Katie Palmer and Erik Spies

Schools Attended: Achieve Language Academy, Tartan Senior High School

High School Experience: I have had many great experiences being apart of Tartan’s Community. I have gained so much new information and knowledge that will follow me through out the future.

Future Plans: I plan to go to the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering for Chemistry and possibly forensics.

Mentor and Why Selected: Ms. Jasmine Wheeler helped me discover my future career goals of becoming a teacher (after getting my science degrees). She also has been there for me in times of struggle and had helped me get through it.