Georgios Kristos Palles is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Paul Palles. He is the grandson of Mrs. Sherry Greathouse Bucher of Godfrey, Illinois and her late husband Raymond Eugene Bucher and Mrs. Sophia Beleos Palles of Mobile, Alabama and her late husband Nicholas Lee Palles. George’s twin-sister Grace is a 2019 La Fiesta Duchess and his brother Nick is a recent University of Oklahoma graduate, now working in Barcelona, Spain. His brother Stephen is a senior at Highland Park High School.
In 2018 George graduated from Highland Park High School where he was on the varsity gymnastics team. While involved with the University Park chapter of Young Men’s Service League, George received the distinguished Presidential Community Service Award for his work at Brother Bill’s Helping Hand. He is also an Eagle Scout and a Triple Crown Award recipient with high adventure skills training.
George currently studies computer science at the University of Mississippi and is a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity and of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. In his free time George enjoys fitness training, traveling internationally with family and scuba diving.