2014 Scholar-Athletes: Part 4

by Jenni Carlson Published: June 29, 2014
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LEXINGTON: NOAH COLE

Athletics: First-team all-district offensive lineman in football as a senior. Two-time first-team all-conference in wrestling. Varsity track.


Academics: Scored 30 on the ACT. Grade point average of 4.0. Valedictorian. National Honor Society. Oklahoma Honor Society. Oklahoma Indian Honor Society. Distinguished Scholar Scholarhip at OU. Oklahoma City All-Sports Association scholarship.

Activities: Senior class president. Spanish Club president. Tribal Council president. Student council sergeant at arms. Show choir secretary. Theater.

Quote: “He is an intelligent, honest and punctual young man with a bright future.” — Burse Dills, guidance director

College choice: Oklahoma

Also nominated: None

LUTHER: SETH STIVERS

Athletics: Second-team Little All-City and honorable mention All-State in football as a senior. Honorable mention All-State in baseball as a junior. Varsity basketball for two years.

Academics: Grade point average of 4.0. Ranked at the top of his class. National Honor Society. Oklahoma Honor Society.

Activities: Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Student council. Gear Up spokesman. Habitat for Humanity.

Quote: “His communication and interpersonal skills make him well-liked by students and staff alike. His future is very bright, and I look forward to seeing just how far he will go.” — Angie Cox, counselor

College choice: Undecided

Also nominated: Kaily Anderson, Carly Wilson

McLOUD: JOSEPH WOOD

Athletics: Second-team Little All-City and honorable mention All-State in football as a senior. Honorable mention Little All-City as a junior. All-district in soccer. Varsity basketball for four years.

Academics: Grade point average of 3.9. Ranked in the top 5 percent of his class. Scored 25 on the ACT. National Honor Society. Oklahoma Honor Society. National Football Foundation scholarship.

Activities: Senior class president. Student council president. McLoud School Board student advisor. BancFirst student board of directors.

Quote: “I truly believe that this society needs more young adults like Joe Wood.” — Joshua Laney, basketball coach

College choice: Oklahoma State

Also nominated: Ashley Boyer, Jordan Murphy

MIDWEST CITY: BEAU BUTLER

Athletics: All-district and all-conference in football as a senior. Varsity baseball for four years. Will play football and baseball for Wesleyan (Conn.) University.

Academics: Weighted grade point average of 4.3. Ranked in the top 1 percent of his class. Valedictorian. Scored 28 on the ACT. Oklahoma Honor Society.

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by Jenni Carlson
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Jenni Carlson, a sports columnist at The Oklahoman since 1999, came by her love of sports honestly. She grew up in a sports-loving family in Kansas. Her dad coached baseball and did color commentary on the radio for the high school football...
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