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Jessie James King

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County: Bay

Harvard College
Class of 2019


A Take Stock in Children scholar, Jessie King graduated Bay High School in 2015 as part of a Prestigious Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) program. She graduated with a 4.34 GPA and ranked 16th in her class. She is a very accomplished vocalist and was selected for Florida’s All-State choir for 2 years. She was also a member of the Beta Club, Latin Honor Society, and Key Club. On top of that, she also worked part-time and was very involved in her church. Jessie now attends Harvard College and plans to graduate in 2019. Her top goals for 2016-2017 are: studying abroad, going on a world tour with her a Cappella group, The Pitches, and becoming fluent in French while also learning Spanish. Most recently she became the Co Music Director of the Radcliffe Pitches, Harvard’s oldest all female jazz a Capella group. In the future she plans to go to med school and practice psychiatry with women and minority groups.

Harvard College
Class of 2019


A Take Stock in Children scholar, Jessie King graduated Bay High School in 2015 as part of a Prestigious Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) program. She graduated with a 4.34 GPA and ranked 16th in her class. She is a very accomplished vocalist and was selected for Florida’s All-State choir for 2 years. She was also a member of the Beta Club, Latin Honor Society, and Key Club. On top of that, she also worked part-time and was very involved in her church. Jessie now attends Harvard College and plans to graduate in 2019. Her top goals for 2016-2017 are: studying abroad, going on a world tour with her a Cappella group, The Pitches, and becoming fluent in French while also learning Spanish. Most recently she became the Co Music Director of the Radcliffe Pitches, Harvard’s oldest all female jazz a Capella group. In the future she plans to go to med school and practice psychiatry with women and minority groups.

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