Senior Spotlight — Michael Bartlett Guthrie
MADISON – Michael Bartlett Guthrie is a graduating senior at Bob Jones High School.
Guthrie’s favorite class in high school was math. “There is always a concrete answer and an explanation for that answer,” he said.
Guthrie is Bob Jones’ 2020 Salutatorian; he achieved a GPA of 5.428. His academic commendations include Presidential Scholar Candidate, National Merit Finalist, Seal of Biliteracy and National Advanced Placement Scholar Award.
In his involvement with organizations, Guthrie served as President of Chess Club and was a member of Science National Honor Society Secretary, Rho Kappa, Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Chess Team, Math Team, Model UN and Taekwondo Club.
Michael’s parents are Todd Guthrie and Ranae Bartlett.
The University of Alabama is Michael’s choice for college. He will study chemical engineering.
“I enjoyed volunteering as a chess coach for Rainbow Elementary School and the All Star East Chess Club with Madison City Chess League. I am also a U.S. Chess Federation certified tournament director,” Michael said.