Jacob Zerr ’16 is a Computer Science major with a minor in Applied Mathematics from St. Louis, Missouri and is the son of Chris and Terry Zerr. He is a member of Squadron 21 and Fish Drill Team and ended the year with a 4.0 GPA.
Active within the Corps, Jacob was a member of the Exhibition Block on Fish Drill Team receiving National Championship honors at the Tulane Drill Competition in February. Jacob received the Most Outstanding Freshman Award for Squadron 21 and the Outstanding Student Award. He has also been selected to serve as a Corps Clerk for Corps Staff next year.
Outside of the Corps, Jacob is a member of the University Honors program and is applying for the prestigious University Scholar distinction. Since he arrived in August, Jacob has been working as an Undergraduate Researcher with Dr. Jennifer Welch in the Department of Computer Science’s Parasol Laboratory. Jacob was named the Class Star for Academics for the class of 2016 which recognizes the most outstanding student of the class in the entire university.
Over the summer, Jacob will be continuing his research in Distributed Computing as a paid student researcher. In the future, he hopes to continue his education in Computer Science by receiving a master’s degree.
Jacob has had a phenomenal freshman year and I see much more success in his future as a member of the Corps of Cadets. I am very proud of his academic success as well as his abilities to participate in the many campus activities he enjoys. I look forward to seeing many future successes for Jacob at Texas A&M! Very proud of Jacob!