An Oregon native, Will Paustian graduated from Central Catholic High School in 2015 in the top ten percent of his class with a 3.9 GPA. During his tenure at Central Catholic High School, Paustian was an honor roll student, the student body vice president his junior year, and student body president his senior year.
As an undergraduate student in the Robert D. Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon, Paustian is studying accounting, business, and Chinese. Paustian is also a recipient of the Stamps Leadership Scholarship for his demonstrated leadership efforts.
Paustian has been recognized by local media for his leadership efforts in fundraising for a fellow student who was in a near fatal car accident. Paustian’s service to the community includes volunteering at the Blanchett House, a homeless shelter, the Special Olympics, and giving guitar lessons to young musicians between the ages of 7-10.