Joseph Booth, Merced, California
Merced High School
After recognizing that his school greatly benefits from peer tutoring, Joseph became an academic mentor. Joseph has been trained to accommodate all types of learners, and he enjoys watching his peers gain confidence as their comprehension of a subject increases. Joseph creates an interactive learning environment which allows his peers to become more engaged in their learning. He is also a member of the football program, and he serves as a pianist for the Spreading Holiday Cheer program. Joseph is a California Scholarship Federation member and a recipient of the AP Scholar Award, the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship, and the Rotary Youth Leadership Award.