Sweeney and Bloodgood named October’s Seniors of the Month


K. Bell

Joe Sweeney and Zoe Bloodgood named as October standout Seniors.

Staff, Writer

Zoe Bloodgood

Zoe Bloodgood has been a standout in and out of the classroom.  She achieved High Honor Roll while being enrolled in AP and honor level courses.  As a member of the Humanities Academy, she received college credits through GCU.  Her academic accomplishments combined with community and school involvement earned induction into the National Honor Society.   She was also accepted into Math, English, History, and Science Honor Societies.

Zoe is well rounded and involved in numerous extracurricular activities.  She participated in Winter and Spring Track all four years, and she served as a captain for both.  She ran Cross Country.  She participated in Ocean Club and Astronomy Club.  She was a member of the Key Club and a Student Ambassador.  Zoe volunteered with a Mentor Academy where she helped younger children with life skills through nature walks, fishing, and games.  She helped transport and comfort patients at Southern Ocean Medical Center.  She adopted a plot and beautified a spot in Island Heights.  She assisted the BTES Funfest and Bingo Nights.  

Zoe would like to study Biology and be a doctor in the future.      

Joe Sweeney

Joe Sweeney is driven, hardworking, and self-motivated.  As a result, he has an impressive list of accomplishments.  Joe achieved High Honor Roll every marking period throughout high school.  He earned membership into Science, Math, English, and History Honor Societies.  He was inducted into National Honor Society, and he served as Vice President of NHS.  He received the Athletic Academic Award multiple seasons for attaining the highest GPA in Winter Track, Spring Track, and Cross Country.

Joe is a leader and role model.  He ran and served as a captain for Cross Country, Winter, and Spring Track.  He received several awards- Freshman MVP, Sophomore Coaches Award, School Record Award, and Most Dedicated Award.  He was Treasurer of Student Congress as a Junior, and he became President as a Senior.  He was member of Science League and President of Biology League.  He has been part of Student Council all four years, and was elected Vice President for Class of 2020 this year.  He helped create the S.T.E.M. Club.  Outside of school, Joe participated in Berkeley EMS Cadet program.  He worked the Recreation Summer Camp at Berkeley where he was responsible for younger children being safe and having fun.

Joe will be attending the University of Maryland next year. He would like to be on a pre-med track by studying Biological Engineering or Molecular & Cell Bio.