Jose Morales was named the Duke University Durham Public Schools Student of the Month for January.
Jose, 17, is a junior at The Durham Performance Learning Center and holds a 3.6 GPA.
Jose’s favorite subjects include math and science, but said he is learning to enjoy English class much more as he realized the subject is important to his education.
After graduation, Jose hopes to to pursue a career involving science or medicine.
Jose also likes to produce music and spend time with family and friends.
His favorite thing to do is create beats using a keyboard and computer software.