Senior Spotlight — Sean Kyun Huh
MADISON – Sean Kyun Huh is a senior at Bob Jones High School.
Huh has been drawn to classes in computer science and aerospace in Air Force Junior ROTC. “I enjoy working in STEM-related subjects and material because I am able to not only solve the problems presented before me and come up with innovative solutions that require deep thinking, but I can also delve deeper into the material and come about with innovate ways to solve the problems of today and create solutions for the future.”
“This is essential for the future as we embark onto space travel, aerospace development, cybersecurity” and other pursuits, Huh said.
In AFJROTC, he participated in Drill Team, Honor Guard and Upper Leadership as Previous Wing Commander. Previously, he was involved in CyberPatriot, Archery, Marksmanship and Awareness Presentation Team.
Huh’s honors include the Youth Citizenship Award from Daughters of the American Revolution, Veterans of Foreign Affairs National Recognition Award or NJROTC, and Reserve Officer Association Recognition Award or AFJROTC.
He was a member of National Honor Society and National Society of High School Scholars. Away from school, Huh was involved with Civil Air Patrol.
His parents are Beaver and Valerie Huh. Sean’s siblings are 16-year-old Sophie Huh, junior at Bob Jones, and 15-year-old Andrew Huh, also a Patriot who is a freshman.
Sean has been accepted at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. He will major in space science.
“Thanks to the AFJROTC program, I am a certified Private Pilot with more than 50 hours of logged pilot hours via the Air Force Chief of Staff Flight Academy,” Sean said (airuniversity.af.edu/Holm-Center/AFJROTC/Flight-Academy).
“I was given a $20,000 scholarship to attend Kansas State University (Polytechnic Campus) over a period of eight weeks. I completed my flight training in six weeks,” Sean said.
He now flies recreationally. “I plan on utilizing my knowledge of aerospace and piloting towards a career as an officer in the U.S. Army after my education being pursued at West Point,” Sean said.