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Thomas Daniel Swiger

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  • 2013 EQT Students of Excellence

    2013 EQT Students of Excellence

    The EQT Students of Excellence Scholarship Program honors high school seniors from throughout West Virginia who are making a difference in their communities.
    The EQT Students of Excellence Scholarship Program honors high school seniors from throughout West Virginia who are making a difference in their communities.

County: Preston

High School: Preston High School

GPA: 3.7

Activities and achievements: Thomas is a lifelong Boy Scout who has worked the past three years at Camp Mountaineer in Monongalia County teaching outdoor skills to young scouts. He already has earned the God and Country Award, the Supreme Chief of the Fire Award and the Vigil Honor. He is well on his way to earning the rank of Eagle Scout after spending this past summer collecting donations to repair a damaged pavilion at his community park. Thomas attended Mountaineer Boys State and was selected to attend the weeklong FBI National Academy Youth Leadership Program in Quantico. He plays lacrosse and belongs to the National Honor Society.  

Plans: Thomas developed an interest in law enforcement while participating in the FBI youth academy. His aptitude in computer science, which he hopes to study at West Virginia University, has led him to consider a career in cyber security.