Shawn Barnes is a standout student at Edmondson-Westside High School due to his academic success. He is currently ranked number one in his class and has over a cumulative A average. He is the prime example of dedication and work ethic and is a mentor, advocate, and role model for several of her peers. In time away from school, Shawn works part time in order to help out at home. He also participates in Debate Club, Book Club, and the National 4-H Program.