Myles Harris, a junior at The City of Medicine Academy, was named the Duke University Durham Public Schools Student of the Month for November.
Harris has a 4.14 weighted GPA and builds rockets as a member of the Durham Area Rocketry Team, a group of high school students with a common interest in rocketry and engineering.
Myles is also involved with the Durham County Youth Missionary Department, where he assists with efforts to support those in need. Myles has been interested in rocketry since the ninth grade and hopes to attend Princeton University as an aerospace engineering and propulsion major.
He credits his aunt and grandfather for inspiring him to work hard and for serving as role models.