John Rader
2023-2024 Freshman
From San Diego, CA
John Rader
$5,000 RADM James G. Prout III Memorial Scholarship sponsored by Surface Navy Association - San Diego Recipient


University of Kansas


Computer Science

Academic & Extracirricular Highlights:

  • 4.28 High School GPA
  • Boy Scouts Eagle Scout
  • All the Kids Assistant Teacher


β€œHe is a leader who is determined, conscientious, and follows through in his commitments with his academics, leadership, maintains close familial relationships and long-term friendships, while being true and honest to himself. His performance as a student and leader excites me to recommend him to you with absolutely no reservations.”

~ Luke Bernardy – AP Physics Teacher

I am going to be a freshman in the fall studying computer science with an emphasis on data science. Your investment in my education will have a profound impact on my future, helping me earn my degree without worrying about having to find part-time jobs….After graduating, I plan on working in the cybersecurity field in order to better protect people’s private information. The Anchor Scholarship Award will assist me in achieving these goals, allowing me to give back to the community that has served me well.”

~ John