Alex Washburn, a senior at J.B. Pennington High School, was recently chosen as a WBRC Fox 6 Rising Star. Washburn is the son of Chris and Rhonda Washburn. He is valedictorian of the Class of 2020 and plans to attend Auburn University to pursue a degree in engineering.
Washburn is a school ambassador and was named the school’s Ambassador of the Year. He also serves as SGA president, is a member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and runs with the cross country and track teams.