Leah Jerome graduated as valedictorian at Langley High
August 2, 2005
Leah Jerome, a former student at Phillips Elementary and Arlington Middle schools, graduated as valedictorian from Langley High School.
She ran cross country, played varsity tennis and captained the flag corps for the marching band while at Langley. She has been a tutor for two years at Greenway Middle School and is currently at Phillips for the summer. What little time she has left is divided between Animal Friends and homeless ministries as a volunteer.
Jerome will attend the University of Pittsburgh in the fall to pursue a degree in electrical engineering. She has committed to joining the U.S. Navy on completing her studies at Pitt to ultimately become a nuclear engineer.