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Howard's Jacqueline Cherry breaks through as Howard County Girls Golfer of Year

Howard's Jacqueline Cherry breaks through as Howard County Girls Golfer of Year

To those on the outside looking in, Howard junior Jacqueline Cherry is quiet and shy — the epitome of an unassuming super star.

But when you dig beneath the surface, past the smile and humble demeanor, there's a fighter. The kind of competitor fueled as much by failure as she is by success.

"Some people may not see that side of her, but those close to Jackie realize pretty quickly that she is invested in excellence. Golf, academics, whatever it is she sets her mind to … she holds herself to the highest standard and she's going to put in the work necessary to reach her goals," Howard coach Joshua McGoun said. "There's no halfway with her. Whether it's...

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