Freddy Ferguson graduated from The Early College Program at Guilford in Greensboro, North Carolina, where he was recognized as an AP Scholar with Distinction. Ferguson was a member of the National Honor Society and attended North Carolina Governors School in Winston-Salem. Ferguson was one of the first recipients of a Service Learning Diploma from the Early College at Guilford; awarded to students who earned at least 175 service hours. During his four terms as secretary of the Early College Student Council, Ferguson created Service Week – a school-wide service project. Ferguson spent two years as president of the Greensboro Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., an organization that provides social, cultural, and educational opportunities for minority children. He was an active member of the soccer team and an Eagle Scout. Freddy plans to major in Chemistry, and will be working with the Hargraves Community Center in Chapel Hill this year.