Meet Nnaemeka Ikechi, Class of 2024, who carries a 4.45 GPA, and has recently completed his Eagle Scout project.
Nnaemeka was a sophomore transfer to De La Salle from Malow Junior High (Shelby Township) in the Utica Community Schools District. He came for the “education and the DLS brotherhood.”
He was enrolled in a variety of honors and advanced placement courses his sophomore year, including Introduction to Engineering and Advanced Placement U.S. History; he finished the year with a 4.33 GPA. His junior courseload includes AP American Government, AP Biology, and AP Calculus AB.
Nnaemeka was part of the 2022 DLS Track and Field team and participated in the high jump, shot put, and discus.
Originally a Cub Scout, Nnaemeka continued his involvement in scouting, joining Troop 156, which meets at Morgan Elementary in Shelby Township. He enjoys the group, which goes camping every month, including campouts during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.
His Eagle Scout project was a renovation of the athletic storage rooms at Malow. The installation took approximately a month. He raised nearly $1200 over three months to fund the project.