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Mill Creek High School Valedictorian to Study Physics, Salutatorian Is Harvard-Bound

Valedictorian Jeremy Hatcher plans to attend Vanderbilt University, salutatorian Yong Rak Lee plans to major in neurobiology at Harvard.

Gwinnett County Public Schools has announced the 2013 valedictorian and salutatorian for Mill Creek High School.

Jeremy Britt Hatcher, son of Stephen and Amy Hatcher, is recognized as having the highest academic rank for the school's class of 2013. Hatcher plans to attend Vanderbilt University where he will major in physics. He was awarded a National Merit Scholarship. His honors and awards include math student of the year, science student of the year, language arts student of the year, National Merit finalist and STAR student.

Salutatorian Yong Rak Lee is the son of Sang Lee and Jum Choi. Lee plans to major in neurobiology at Harvard University, where he received a full ride scholarship valued at $59,100. Lee is also a Gates Millenium Scholar and a National Merit finalist. Other honors and awards include Governor’s Honors Program Finalist, National AP Scholar, National Mathematics Competition Scholarship Winner, Global Mathematics Competition scholarship and honorary award winner, American Mathematics Competition winner, and American Invitational Mathematics Exam qualifier, National Latin Exam, Magna Cum Laude, Georgia on Guard High School, Fencing Championship medalist, University of Georgia Certificate of Merit Scholar, first place in the environmental category at the Gwinnett Regional Science Fair and Science Olympiad Regional and State Competition events medalist.

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Ed Varn May 19, 2013 at 01:09 AM
I know Britt personally and he is one major-league great kid. He'll be a success at whatever he decides to do.
Dacula Dolphins Swim Team May 19, 2013 at 01:15 PM
Congratulations to the both of you.

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