Medina High School junior Donald (Jason) Darrell has been named May Student of the Month. He is described as intelligent, hardworking, mature, and polite. He demonstrates leadership in both victory and defeat. Jason can balance scholastic obligation with his extracurricular activities and is always an excellent representative of Medina High School.
Jason’s class schedule consists of Advance Placement and College Credit Plus courses. He is a member of the National Honor Society, Link Crew, HUDDLE/SHUDDLE, Junior Leadership Medina County, Penguin Bowl/National Ocean Sciences Bowl, and Ohio Math League.
This summer, Jason will be attending American Legion Buckeye Boys State, a hands-on experience in the operation of the democratic form of government and the organization of Ohio political parties. He is a member of Boy Scouts of America, Troop 507, earning his Eagle Scout Award in 2020. He is a former member of the Medina High School Boys Soccer Team. This year, he ran Cross Country and is a three-year member of the Medina High School Track Team. Jason is also a member of the Medina High School Symphonic Band playing Baritone Saxophone, a two-year member of Stardusters, and a two-year member of the Encore Pit Band. In his spare time, he volunteers at First Baptist Church vacation bible school and various Boy Scout community service projects.
Jason will be applying to West Point Military Academy and has qualified for the Summer Leader Experience: Cadet Life at West Point. He plans to major in biochemistry/premed and hopes to pursue Track and Field at the United States Military Academy. He is the son of Jason and Gretchen Darrell.