Standout Student: Essence Jackson

SHREVEPORT, La - Essence Jackson is a freshman at Captain Shreve High School.

She's in JROTC, was elected as a freshman class senator and is in student council.

"It's important for me to be active because it keeps me out of trouble."

She's active in her church's drill team and won the regional pageant for Young Women of Excellence.

"It teaches young ladies to collaborate with each other."      

Essence has a strong faith and lives by her favorite bible verse - I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.                                                                                                                                                                               
"Just help me to stay focused on what's ahead."

Her goal after high school is to go to college, so she can be a teacher.

"I love children and I want to give them the knowledge that I have."
 


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