Outstanding academic achievement has won senior Asa Crawford the honor of being named Noon Optimist Student of the Month for August.
Crawford currently ranks 7th in the class of 128. During his high school career, he has taken 15 AP and Honors courses. He is a member of National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta and Tri-M Music Honor Society. He also consistently appears on the Headmaster's List.
At Darlington, Crawford has been a member of the House Senate and Junior States of America. He is a member of the varsity crew and varsity lacrosse teams, and was captain of the latter as a junior. This year, he is head day prefect for Summerbell House, the boys' first-year residence hall.
The son of Madge ('84) and Cooper Crawford ('83) of Rome, he will be honored at an Optimist Club luncheon on Aug. 27.