Sam Lantz graduated with an advanced diploma from West Point High School in West Point, Virginia, and an associate degree in arts and sciences from Rappahannock Community College. He was the first in his family to earn an associate in arts and sciences degree before graduating from high school. Sam participated in extracurricular organizations during high school, such as the National Honor Society and various local community service opportunities. He is a Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society member and the National Society for High School Scholars. Sam will attend James Madison University and pursue a bachelor's degree in business management.
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