Sean Vennett is passionate about science and exploration, as evidenced by the thirty-eight merit badges he has earned as a Boy Scout. In fact, Sean is on his way to earning the prestigious Eagle Scout rank in the Boy Scouts of America, an organization of which he has been a member since the first grade. At Jefferson High School (Tampa, FL), a magnet school to which students must apply for enrollment, Sean’s extraordinary academic record included a full load of AP courses, a high GPA, and very high PSAT and SAT scores. Outside of his curricular achievements, Sean enjoys the experience of academic competitions: he is a two-time county and state finalist for competitions by the DECA, an international marketing and entrepreneurial association for students; he participated in the Science Brain Bowl, a quiz event for the sciences; and he was a District Competitor for mathematics honors society Mu Alpha Theta. In addition, Sean served as a mentor at the Lavoy Exceptional Center, a special education school in the Hillsborough School District. At Auburn University, he serves as chapter president of his fraternity and member of the intramural football and soccer teams.