Jackson-Olin student receives prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship

JaMarcus McCall, a senior at Jackson-Olin High School, has beenawarded the prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship.

The Gates Millennium Scholars Program selects 1,000 talentedstudents across the nation each year to receive a good-through-graduationscholarship to use at the college or university of their choice. McCall alreadyhas plans to attend Tuskegee University and major in business administration.{} He is the son of Patsy McCall and has a gradepoint average of 4.094.

He is the president of Student Government Association, voted Mr.Jackson-Olin High School Homecoming 2012 and a member of Kappa Leadership andDevelopment League and Jackson-Olin Male Leadership. {}He is also a member of the Jackson-Olin choirand marching and concert bands.

His community service activities include Birmingham Museum of Artdocent, Youth Serve Community Outreach, Birmingham Municipal Courthouse intern,teen prosecutor for Jefferson County Teen Court, Hands On Birmingham communityservice outreach and Ronald McDonald House.