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Scholar-Athletes: Jacob Rookard, Destiny Christian

Oklahoman Published: June 16, 2013
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DESTINY CHRISTIAN: JACOB ROOKARD

Athletics: Oklahoma Christian Schools Athletic Association All-State honoree in baseball and football. Member of OCSAA state champion football team as a senior. Honorable mention Little All-City baseball as a junior.

Academics: Grade point average of 4.0. Scored 25 on the ACT. National Honor Society. Student council. Class president. Valedictorian Scholarship at OU.

Quote: “Achieving the highest grade on every assignment, project or test is not just a personal goal of his. It is essentially a requirement and way of life for him.” — Zachary S. Low, English teacher

College choice: Oklahoma

Also nominated: Tiffany Thurmond


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