Notre Dame Regional High School’s Evelyn Jones earned a perfect score of 36 on the ACT. Jones has also been named the Valedictorian for the class of 2023.
Evelyn is the daughter of Liza and Bryan Jones of Immaculate Conception Parish in Jackson, Missouri. She is a 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program Commended Student, and a recipient of the Rural and Small-Town Recognition Award from the College Board’s National Recognition Program. She received the Missouri STEM Signing Day Scholarship, the Perfect Score Scholarship and Missouri Bright Flight.
Evelyn has earned a silver medal on the National Spanish Exam for Spanish 3 and Spanish 4, and a bronze medal for Honors Spanish 2. She also earned a silver medal on Le Grand Concours (National French Contest) for French 1. Evelyn was part of the first place Medley team at Southeast Missouri State University’s Math Field Day, and she attended the Rotary Youth Leadership Summit.
She is a member of the National Honor Society, vice president of the National Spanish Honor Society, president of the Science Club, president of Friends of the Library, vice president of Students Against Destructive Decisions, and a member of French Club, FCCLA and Peer Helpers. Evelyn also sits on the Here. Literary Magazine Editorial Board.
She received a Marian Charities Scholarship for Foreign Language, and earned Notre Dame’s Academic Excellence Award four times. She was named Notre Dame’s Spanish Student of the Year for Spanish 2, 3 and 4 classes. For all four years of high school, Evelyn was on the A-Honor Roll.
After graduation, Evelyn plans to attend the University of Missouri at Columbia to study Biochemistry on the pre-medicine track.