CHICAGO | De La Salle Institute has announced that senior Martin Jackson, of Calumet City, has been chosen the Meteor of the Month for October at the Institute Campus for Young Men.
In a joint initiative between the school’s Campus Ministry and its City of De La Salle student government, nominations are received from faculty and staff highlighting students who are motivated and enthusiastic about the school’s Lasallian mission inside and outside of the classroom.
Specifically, nominees are students who stand out among their peers by having demonstrated one or more of the Lasallian principles of faith, community, service, social justice and/or association.
Jackson excels in the classroom, owning a 3.294 grade-point average and ranking No. 56 in the 155-member class of 2013 at De La Salle’s Institute Campus for Young Men. In addition, Jackson is a member of the track and field team and Lasallian Youth. He is also the founder of the organization “One Voice, One Goal” that was created to promote peace in the Chicago area.