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Scholar of the Week: Largo HS Senior Christian Magruder

  • Student Voice |
  • October 9, 2018

Largo High School honors student Christian Magruder has a good idea of the rigor awaiting him in college.

“Advanced Placement courses have prepared me for what to expect,” he says.


Christian's course load includes Advanced Placement courses in World History, American Government, English Language, Biology, Literature, and U.S. History. He has also taken honors courses in U.S History, Biology, English Language Arts and Chemistry.


A National Honor Society member, Christian earned All-County for basketball last year.


In addition to excelling in academics and sports, Largo High School Principal Afie Mirshah-Nayar describes Christian as “extremely humble and a person with integrity who shows incredible leadership throughout the school.”


He has been accepted to Virginia Commonwealth, North Carolina State, Drexel, Butler, Wake Forest and Creighton universities and plans to pursue a career as a computer technician.


The Scholar of the Week feature recognizes outstanding students with exemplary academic performance and contributions to their schools and community.