Posted by Lesly Foreman
Andrew Tunnicliff, a distinguished senior at FHS, boasts an impressive 4.074 GPA, securing the 6th rank in his class and is set to graduate with high honors on May 22nd. Supported by his parents, Steve and Melissa, alongside siblings Braeden and Allyson, Andrew's journey is marked by both academic prowess and a fervent love for sports. Engaging in activities like fishing and closely following professional athletes, Andrew's passion for sports extends to his roles on the Varsity Basketball and Football teams. Beyond athletics, Andrew's leadership shines through his involvement in various clubs, notably serving as the Rotary Interact Co-President and holding positions in the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Science National Honor Society, and Student Council. Additionally, Andrew's commitment to community service is evident through his volunteer work with organizations such as SMORES and the Food Bank. While he doesn't currently hold a job, his dedication to his community is further highlighted by his position on the Flushing Community Schools Board of Education as the student representative. With a rich sports background, including multiple years in Varsity Track and Cross Country, Andrew's future plans include studying Physical Therapy, with potential aspirations for international studies. Reflecting on his high school years, Andrew cherishes memories like winning the Metro League 4x800m Relay and being elected as the President of the Class of 2024. His admiration for teacher Dave McGregor underscores his appreciation for educators who instill both knowledge and life lessons. In his commitment to advocacy, Andrew chooses to support The ARC, a Disability Rights Organization, advocating for inclusivity and equal rights.