Scholar-Athletes: Grant Newton, Kingfisher

Oklahoman Published: June 16, 2013


Athletics: Honorable mention All-State and honorable mention Little All-City football as a senior. Two-time honorable mention Little All-City basketball. Honorable mention All-City tennis as a senior. Track state qualifier.

Academics: Scored 32 on the ACT. Grade point average of 4.0. Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence Academic All-State. Fellowship of Christian Athletes president. National Honor Society president.

Quote: “I would be hard-pressed to remember, in 18 years in education, a student-athlete who has meant as much to a school as Grant has to Kingfisher.” — Chris Combs, basketball coach

College choice: Oklahoma State

Also nominated: None

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