“The Social, Economic, and Legal Implications of the Legalization of Marijuana” by Cassidy Zimmerman

… (PDF file of this article is available here)

Indiana NORML Vice Chairman, William H. Martin, is very proud to share an independent research project done by Park Tudor Senior, Cassidy Zimmerman. This research project was done as part of the very demanding Global Scholars Program at Park Tudor High School. As mentor for this research project, Mr. Martin could not have been more impressed with the effort and hard work that went into making such a well-written and comprehensive final product.

Description of Global Scholars Program: (Find the full description on the Park Tudor website)
Major components include two years of the Philosophies of Knowing course, the independent research project, 200 hours of community service, five AP exams with scores of three or higher, four years of a foreign language, and a series of self assessments.

Cassidy Zimmerman is a senior at Park Tudor School. She will be attending Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business starting next fall. During her time at Park Tudor, Cassidy’s academic achievements include induction into the Cum Laude Society, receiving the Smith College Book Award, being an AP Scholar (she has taken 7 AP exams), and maintaining her position on the high honor roll for every semester. Cassidy has been studying Mandarin Chinese for four years and has traveled to China twice.
Outside of the classroom, Cassidy has been involved in Model United Nations and participated in The Hague International Model United Nations conference this past January. Cassidy plays the cello in Park Tudor’s Renaissance Ensemble. This year, Cassidy joined the swim team. She also has been riding and showing horses for the past twelve years and started the Equestrian Club at Park Tudor. A majority of her community service has taken place at Theraplay and in other equestrian related activities.