Hall of Honor Inductee Returns and Inspires Xenia High School Students

Dr. Chad Jackson, 2016 inductee into the Xenia Hall of Honor, presented to approximately 100 high school students while he was in Xenia on August 30, 2017.

Hall of Honor inductees serve as role models of success for current and future generations of Xenia students. Their plaques are on display at Xenia High School.

The students enjoyed his conversation. They were very much interested and truly engaged; asking great questions about his experiences and seeking advice about high school. His message was inspiring and informative.

Chad R. Jackson, PhD, in Neuropharmacology and Scientist, attended Xenia Community Schools, graduated in 1998 and was very successful in academics and athletics. He was a member of the XHS National Honor Society, Student Council President and lettered in both track (4) and football (3). He attended Earlham College and later earned his doctorate in Neuropharmacology from Emory University. He currently serves as Science Policy Advisor, in the Office of the Science and Technology Advisor to the Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State. Chad’s work ethic, dedication and professional success make him an excellent role model for both students and the Xenia community.

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