U.S. GRANT: JAVIER HERNANDEZ
Athletics: Second-team All-City soccer as a senior when he played every minute of every match. All-district. All-conference. Team captain. Will play soccer at Southern Nazarene.
Academics: Grade point average of 3.5. Ranked in the top 10 percent of his class. Scored 21 on the ACT. National Honor Society.
Quote: “In my 17 years of teaching high school math, I have never seen a more dedicated student. At an inner-city school with many distractions, he has risen to the top. Unlike many high school students, he has great initiative and maturity.” — Stephen M. Cookson, math teacher
College choice: Southern Nazarene
Also nominated: None