Against All Odds: Joseph ‘Joey’ Lundblad

High school: Divine Child

GPA: 3.78

Parents/guardians: Mr. Thomas Lundblad and Dr. Laurie Lundblad

College you plan to attend: Eastern Michigan University

Major: Laboratory science

Career plans: Medical/hospital laboratory

Most influential teacher: Mr. Brian Leslie

Achievements:

■Eastern Michigan University Emerald Scholarship

■National Honor Society Member

■Phi Beta Kappa Certificate of Recognition

■Honors Assembly Awards: Algebra I, Latin, Rhetoric, American Literature

■5 Semester A’s

■Summa Cum Laude

■Marching Band Awards

■Member of Jazz Band

■Orchestra Pit for “Bye-Bye Birdie,” “Fiddler on the Roof,” and “Phantom of the Opera”