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0614 Christian Free scholarship
Christian Free is a senior at Hoover High School.
Christian Free, a senior at Hoover High School’s International Baccalaureate Program, recently received the Steven Ehrensperger Memorial Scholarship and the Homer Lloyd Memorial Scholarship through the Georgia Tech Birmingham network alumni organization.
Free is the son of Mr. & Mrs. R. Philip Free, Jr., of Hoover. Free ranks in the top 2 percent of his class at Hoover with a GPA of 4.25, and he scored a composite 33 on the ACT.
Free is a member of the National Honor Society, the French Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta Mathematics Honor Society. He won the 2013 PC Fellowship Award and participated in the Rose-Hulman Operation Catapult 2013, a three-week summer program for high-achieving juniors interested in pursuing engineering.
Free plays classical, contemporary and jazz piano and classical, flamenco and finger-style guitar. He is a member of Hoover’s First Edition Jazz Band. As an Alabama Ambassador of Music in 2011, Free traveled to and performed in seven European countries. Free is a member of his school’s Physics Club and French Club as well as the Community Music Performance Club. He is an active member of the Sports Car Club of America, where he volunteers regularly with its Alabama Teen Driving Clinic and participates in autocross. He plans to continue his involvement in motorsports while at George Tech.