ROTARY STUDENT OF THE MONTH | MARCH 2023
Jackson Pranger is the son of Rick and Sara Pranger of Jerseyville, IL. He is a senior at Marquette Catholic High School and plans to attend Lewis and Clark Community College and then transfer to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign majoring in Agricultural Accounting.
While attending Marquette, Jackson has been a member of National Honors Society for two years. He has earned High Honor Roll all four years while taking honors, AP, and dual credit classes and holds a GPA of 4.4. As a part of Jackon’s Infinity Engineering class, he and two of his classmates created a device that helped workers with disabilities at their job. Also while at Marquette, Jackson has played basketball, soccer and tennis.
Jackson has accumulated over 175 service hours while attending Marquette. These hours consist of volunteering at his church and former grade school serving mass and assisting with technology. It also includes hours of volunteering at Marquette, his surrounding communities, and donating blood for the Red Cross. He also works as a lifeguard throughout the year at the JCH Wellness Center and Donor Pool.
During his free time Jackson enjoys playing tennis, pickleball, and indoor soccer with his friends. In the fall he enjoys visiting and helping his relatives during harvest season at Turner Farms. Jackson is looking forward to his last tennis season at Marquette, playing alongside his friends.