MOORE: BRIANNA McARTHUR
Athletics: First-team Big-All-City softball as a senior. Member of two state runner-up teams. Honorable mention Big All-City track in the 300 hurdles. Will play softball at Central Arkansas.
Academics: Weighted grade point average of 4.3. National Honor Society.
Activities: Class officer. Key Club. Fellowship of Christian Athletes officer. Prom committee co-chair. Special Olympics and Sooner State Games volunteer.
Quote: “Brianna is successful because she takes on each academic and athletic challenge with enthusiasm and determination. She is always prepared ... with a smile and positive can-do attitude.” — Liz Butcher, government teacher
College choice: Central Arkansas
Also nominated: None
NEWCASTLE: JESSI HILDEBRAND
Athletics: Seven-time individual state champion in swimming. Three-time champ in the 100 butterfly and 500 freestyle. Also won the 200 freestyle once. Broke the state record each time she won the 500 free at state. Three-time first-team All-City. All-City swimmer of the year as a sophomore. Will swim at Evansville.
Academics: Scored 26 on the ACT. Weighted grade point average of 4.2. Valedictorian. National Honor Society.
Activities: Math Club.
Quote: “She is truly an amazing young woman in every sense of the word.” — Dale Berglan, athletic director
College choice: University of Evansville
Also nominated: Katie Riojas
OKLAHOMA SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND MATH: VIOLET VICTORIA
Athletics: Ranked eighth nationally among junior single scullers. Will compete in world rowing junior championships later this summer in Germany. Member of rowing junior national team that represented U.S. in Spain last year. Will row at Columbia.
Academics: Scored 34 on the ACT.
Activities: German Foreign Exchange Program. Oklahoma Young Talent and Scholastic Award for Photography.
Quote: “It would not surprise me at all to see her focus, drive, integrity and work ethic take her to an Olympic level in her athletics.” — Frank Wang, school president
College choice: Columbia
Also nominated: None
EDMOND NORTH: BRYAN LILLEY
Athletics: Four-time state tennis champion at No. 1 doubles. Member of four state championship teams. Four-time first-team All-City selection. Will play tennis at MIT.
Academics: Scored 34 on the ACT. Weighted grade point average of 4.4. National Honor Society. National Society of High School Scholars. Mu Alpha Theta. Oklahoma Honor Society.
Activities: Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Spanish Club. Sun Club. Boys State. Regional Foodbank volunteer.
Quote: “Rarely do I encounter students as smart as Bryan Lilley who are also as well-rounded.” — Brian Hunter, English teacher
College choice: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Also nominated: David Hager, Shanna Rolfs
MILLWOOD: CAMERON BATSON
Athletics: Oklahoma Gatorade Player of the Year in football. First-team Little All-City quarterback as a senior when team was state runner-up. Member of state championship team in basketball as a junior. Member of state championship team in track as a senior. Three-year varsity player in baseball. Will play football at Texas Tech.
Academics: Weighted grade point average of 4.2. National Honor Society. National Technical Honor Society.
Activities: Senior class president. Lupus Foundation and ALS Foundation volunteer.
Quote: “Even when he’s tired, hurt and doesn’t want to go, he will.” — Darwin Franklin, football coach
College choice: Texas Tech
Also nominated: Janari Glover, Alfonzo McMillian
YUKON: JOSH BEDELL
Athletics: Two-time honorable mention All-City in wrestling. State placer as a junior and senior. All-district and all-conference in football as a senior.
Academics: Weighted grade point average of 4.4. Scored 28 on the ACT. Oklahoma Academic Scholar.
Activities: Senior class vice president. Co-founder/president of Heart to Heart, providing activities to hospitalized children. Academic tutor. Youth wrestling coach. Oklahoma Character Counts Male Athlete of the Year Award.
Quote: “His ability is only outmatched by his desire to succeed. He is probably the hardest working young man I’ve ever met.” — David Jewell, government teacher
College choice: Undecided
Also nominated: Timothy Fischer, Noah White