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The 2018 Lindy Callahan Scholar-Athlete Banquet was held on Monday, April 16, 2018 at the Hilton in Jackson, Miss. Photo by Keith Warren

2018 Lindy Callahan Scholar-Athlete Award Winners

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The 23rd Annual Lindy Callahan Scholar-Athlete Awards Banquet was held at the Hilton Jackson on April 16, 2018.

District 1
MACY MILANE MOORE
Corinth High School
GPA: 4.30; Class Rank: 1st of 125; ACT: 31

Athletics: Lettered six years in varsity cross country and four years in soccer; Finished 12th out of 159 runners in the 4A State Meet to help Corinth to the championship in 4A cross country for 2016; All-Region choice in soccer for 2017-18 season; Team captain in cross country (12) and soccer (12); Lettered in track and field (7, 8, 11).

Accomplishments/accolades: Wendy’s High School Heisman school winner; UCA All-American cheerleader; Mu Alpha Theta president (12); Cambridge University certificates; Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership conference; CHS Class President (10); Interact Club; Science Club; Historical Society; Foreign Language Club; Mayor’s Youth Council; National Federation of Music Clubs; Relay for Life; volunteer soccer coach; mission team member to Antigua; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Bible School volunteer at Kossuth Baptist Church; Corinth High School Diamond Girl; plans to attend Mississippi State University and study Biomedical Engineering.
“Macy is a highly personable and polite young lady regardless of her surroundings. The most impressive aspect of Ms. Moore is her work ethic. In my 26 years in public education, never have I witnessed a student with such a focused and determined work ethic.”
— Dane N. Aube’, Principal, Corinth High School

“Throughout the years, being a team member has taught me how to test myself, physically and mentally. Sports has taught me how to set my goals, realize my potential, push through the hard times, relish the great times and develop the skill of getting along with people … I am proud to have been a high school athlete.”
— Macy Milane Moore

AARON GOLDMAN
Amory High School
GPA: 4.203; Class Rank: 1st of 123; ACT: 33

Athletics: Earned a combined 13 varsity letters in tennis (8, 9, 10, 11, 12), soccer (9, 10, 11, 12), swimming (9, 10), cross country (11) and football (12); Captain and All-Region selection in soccer; All-Region kicker/punter in football; All-Division runner in cross country; Qualifier for MHSAA State Swim meet (9, 10).

Accomplishments/accolades: Wendy’s High School Heisman school winner and state finalist; Student Body President (12); Student Body Vice-President (11); Rotary Club Student of the Month in September; Nominee for Fellowship of Christian Athletes Leadership Team; National Honor Society; ACT 30 Plus Club (10, 11); placed 5th in Algebra III competition at Mississippi School for Math and Science; American History award; Spanish Honor Society; First Baptist Church Amory youth choir; FBC Amory praise band; plans to attend Mississippi State University and study Chemical Engineering.

“Aaron is responsible, mature, trustworthy, well-liked by peers and is often sought out when others need help with anything. With all of his accomplishments, Aaron still maintains an admirable amount of humility … I am so proud to have had even a glimpse into the successes he has known and I look forward to the ones to come.”
— Leigh Stanford, Principal, Amory High School

“Arguably the best part of sports is being a member of a team. It not only teaches you how to work well with others, but it also creates friendships that last a lifetime … I have to rely on my teammates but at the same time I have to have their backs. I have learned to support them not only on the field but also in life.”
— Aaron Goldman

District 2

SAVANNAH GRACE PIPKIN
Hickory Flat Attendance Center
GPA: 4.0; Class Rank: 1st of 46; ACT: 33

Athletics: Earned a combined 14 letters in cross country, basketball, fast-pitch softball and slow-pitch softball; Finished 6th, 2nd, 2nd and 3rd in the Cross County Class 1A State Meet from 2014 through 2017; All-Region Basketball (11, 12); Hickory Flat Basketball Defensive MVP (11); All-Region Fast-Pitch Softball (9-10-11).

Accomplishments/accolades: Valedictorian; HFAC Student Body President; Beta Club President; MSU Rural Medical Scholars program and winner of Bonnie Carew Spirit of Excellence Award; George Eastman Young Leaders Award; Miss Hickory Flat; Homecoming Queen; elementary school tutor; volunteer at Ashland Health and Rehabilitation; Member of Pine Grove Baptist Church; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Mississippi Southern Baptist Association Bible driller; Leader-in-Training at Garaywa Missions Camp; Potts Camp Sports Association umpire; plans to attend the University of Mississippi and study Biochemistry.

“In a world where student-athletes are often not shown in the most flattering light, Savannah shines as an example of what high school athletes should be. Her positive outlook and willingness to work are traits we don’t see often enough … She is a dedicated, determined, responsible and hard-working student and athlete.”
— Roger Browning, Principal, Hickory Flat Attendance Center

“Growing up in a small school, my sense of family and community is extremely strong. It has been strengthened even more, however, through sports. The last four years have been some of the greatest of my life. I will forever be thankful for the lessons I have learned, the hard work that was required of me, and the relationships I have formed.”
— Savannah Grace Pipkin

BRYCE BROCK
Lewisburg High School
GPA: 4.24 (weighted); Class Rank: 36th of 240; ACT: 24

Athletics: Earned nine letters combined in baseball (9-10-11-12), football (10-11-12) and basketball (9-10); Football Captain (12); All-Region 1-5A quarterback (12); Baseball All-State by USA Today and Clarion-Ledger (11); Baseball Region 1-5A Player of the Year (11); Basketball All-Division 1-5A (10); Basketball Captain (10).

Accomplishments/accolades: Honor Roll; Principal’s List; Freshman Academic Scholarship; Colvard Future Leader Scholarship at MSU; Completed 10 Advanced Placement courses; Completed Dual Credit courses in College Algebra, College Trigonometry and Composition II; Who’s Who; Fellowship of Christian Athletes (7-8-9-10-11-12); FCA Leadership Council and “Field of Faith” (11-12); Interact Club (11); Football camp leader (11-12); Baseball clinic leader (10-11-12); Church basketball referee (10); Church basketball coach (12); plans to attend Mississippi State University, where he will major in Secondary Education and play baseball.

“Bryce Brock would most definitely be one of those Coach Callahan would have pointed out on any team on which Bryce played … In this age of self-promotion and me-first attitudes, Bryce is a welcomed blast from the past with a team-first approach to everything he does. He understands and lives daily to make his team better.”
— Chris D. Fleming, Principal, Lewisburg High School

“A summer baseball coach once told me, ‘Baseball is a great game, but a lousy God.’ That has always stuck with me, and I think many other things can replace baseball in that statement. Football, basketball, social media and others — you have to take them for what they are. Enjoy them, but don’t center your whole life around them.”
— Bryce Brock

District 3

MARY MARGARET WEEKS
Cleveland Central High School
GPA: 3.93; Class Rank: Top 10% of 200; ACT: 28

Athletics: Earned combined 10 letters in swimming (7-8-9-10-11-12) and fast-pitch softball (9-10-11-12) at Cleveland High School and Cleveland Central High School; Participated in the MHSAA State Swim Meet in 2016 in the 100-yard freestyle and 100 breaststroke; Helped Cleveland to the Class 4A fast-pitch playoffs in 2017.

Accomplishments/accolades: Highest Average for World History (2016), U.S. History (2017), Biology I (2015) and Geography (2015); Top 30% in Chemistry competition at the Math and Science Bowl; First place in Chemistry competition at the regional science fair (2017); Top 30% nationwide in PSAT; Interact Club; National Honor Society; Cheerleading (7-8-10-11-12); Delta Aquatics Club; Wolf Pack Medics; Chick-Fil-A Leadership Academy; public library volunteer (2017); Morrison Chapel Baptist Church youth group; Fellowship of Christian Athletes leader; plans to attend Delta State University and study Pre-Medicine.

“Mary Margaret is actively involved within our community and is willing to help others without hesitation … She demonstrates integrity, responsibility, and reliability on a daily basis both on and off the field. I have no reservation in saying she will go on to great things after high school, college and throughout her journey in life.”
— Randy Grierson, Principal, Cleveland Central High School

“I pride myself on successfully implementing skills acquired from my past experiences such as responsibility, time management, social skills and respect toward others. Continuously switching between academics to athletics is a true challenge. A challenge that I can now say I have won.”
— Mary Margaret Weeks

DEVIN KENNEDY
O’Bannon High School
GPA: 87.36 Class Rank: 10th of 62; ACT: 23

Athletics: Participated in football (7-8-9-10-11-12) and baseball (8-9-10-11-12); All-Region 3-2A football (10, 11); Best Offensive Back (10) in helping O’Bannon to third round of Class 2A football playoffs; All-Region 3-2A baseball (10, 11); Slugger Award (11).

Accomplishments/accolades: Principal’s List; Honor Roll, Highest Average in Chemistry and U.S. History; Dual enrollment in Composition I and II and Public Speaking courses; National Honor Society; Tutoring sessions at child daycare center in Greenville; tutored high school juniors in preparation for mandatory statewide testing; Alumnus of Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C.; Assisted famous TV chef Gordon Ramsay with renovations and makeover of historic Sherman’s Restaurant in Greenville; Pennies for Posho program for orphans in Uganda; plans to attend Mississippi Valley State University, where he will major in Engineering and hopes to play baseball.

“Mr. Kennedy presents an attitude for success whether it is individual or group work. He is a take-charge person during every occasion. He donated many hours as a volunteer to tutor his classmates. Devin is always responsible, enthusiastic, energetic and detail-oriented, so I often assign him to very demanding tasks. He always excels.”
— Lindsey Rucker, American Government and Economics Teacher, O’Bannon High School

“The memories that were formed on the athletic fields are ones I will cherish forever. The hard work and sweat that was shed with my teammates allowed me to realize the importance of never backing down from a challenge and to always try my hardest. I have been able to form a level of toughness that will not allow me to be defeated in life.”
— Devin Kennedy

District 4

ALEXANDRA BOWEN
Neshoba Central High School
GPA: 108.4118/4.3857 Class Rank: 1st of 196 ACT: 33

Athletics: Earned combined 12 letters in fast-pitch softball (9-10-11-12), soccer (9-10-11-12) and slow-pitch softball (9-10-11-12); Lady Rockets have won four slow-pitch state championships and three fast-pitch titles so far in her four years; Won Heart of a Champion (10-11) in soccer; Set school goalkeeper record for saves in one match.

Accomplishments/accolades: Valedictorian; STAR Student; Student Government Class President (9-10-11-12); Student Council Representative (9-10-11-12); Beta Club; Mississippi Leaders in Training; Rotary Club student recognition; ACT Excellence; Completed six Advanced Placement courses, including U.S. History, English, U.S. Government, World History and Human Geography; Fellowship of Christian Athletes President (11-12); Bible Club; Bethsaida Baptist Church Youth Group and Praise team; Muscular Dystrophy Association Camp Counselor; plans to attend Mississippi State University and study Biomedical Engineering.

“Alexandra always puts forth an extra effort to make sure everything that she is involved in is done to the best of her ability. She is one that never settles for second best. She always goes the extra mile to achieve whatever goal she sets for herself and always reaches those goals and expectations.”
— Gayle Lesley, Art Teacher, Neshoba Central High School

“My life and character has been influenced in ways that would be impossible had I not been so invested in athletics and extracurricular activities. I have learned the importance of perseverance, dependability and effective leadership. These aspects are invaluable and will always play a key role in my life.”
— Alexandra Bowen

THOMAS BRUNT
Kosciusko High School
GPA: 4.05; Class Rank: 10th of 157; ACT: 26

Athletics: Will earn a combined 16 letters in soccer (9-10-11-12), track and field (8-9-10-11-12), cross country (8-9-10-11-12) and tennis (11-12); Participated in MHSAA State Championship Track and Field Meet (10-11); Soccer Region champions (12); Cross Country Region championship team (12); Tennis All-Region team (11).

Accomplishments/accolades: Superintendent’s list; Highest Average in U.S. History, Geometry, Biology and English; Advanced Placement courses in Government, Economics and World History; Dual Credit classes in American Literature 1 & 2, English Composition 1 & 2, Principles of Biology 1 & 2; Beta Club; Student Council; Class 4A Marching Band State Champions (11); Mathematics and Science team; Kosciusko First United Methodist Church youth member; plans to attend Mississippi State University and study Biomedical Engineering.

“Thomas was injured running cross country. The injury had to do with his lung and affected him for three weeks. But he didn’t let it get him down and was able to heal (from surgery) and play in the last six soccer games of the season. His determination to get back on the field showed me he would work to accomplish anything he puts his mind to. The time he invested in our season, even when injured, made me wish we had 10 more players like him.”
— Greg Cooper, Soccer Coach, Kosciusko High School

“In life, you have victories and defeats like you do in sports. But how you react to them shapes you as a person. The best mentors and role models in my life have connected with me through sports … The impact it has had on my life will carry with me wherever I go. It has taught me life lessons and how to become a better person.”
— Thomas Brunt

District 5

HAVEN HOWELL
West Jones High School
GPA: 4.448; Class Rank: 3rd of 203; ACT: 31

Athletics: Participated in tennis for six years (7-8-9-10-11-12); Aiming for a third straight trip to the MHSAA State Tennis Tournament in girls doubles and mixed doubles. She and her partner didn’t lose a regular-season match in either of the last two seasons; Competed in the MAIS South State Tournament as a freshman at Laurel Christian.

Accomplishments/accolades: STEM Academic Award; Advanced Placement/Gifted courses in Chemistry, English Language/Composition and U.S. History; Dual Credit classes in Composition I and College Algebra; World History Academic Award; Earth Science Medal; ACT Prep Medal; Howard Good Citizenship Award; Key Club (9-10-11-12); Junior Auxiliary of Laurel Crown Club (10-11); Jones County Junior College Bobcat Math League (12); Mu Alpha Theta (12); blue ribbon winner at South Mississippi Fair’s photography contest; mission trip volunteer; Donations for Deployment (11-12); plans to University of Alabama and major in Chemistry.

“In addition to her athletic ability, a few of Haven’s many strengths include unlimited academic and athletic potential, strong leadership ability and excellent work ethic. She has a positive and upbeat personality and a genuine desire to help others. She has spent hundreds of hours serving her school and her community.”
— Cooper Pope, Supervising Principal, West Jones High School

“Whenever I feel as if I cannot accomplish a difficult task, I think back to the match (in 10th grade) when the odds were against me and my partner. We might have been younger and less experienced, but we were determined to compete with every ounce in our bodies. That victory continues to remind me I can overcome anything.”
— Haven Howell

KIMBERTON MAI
Laurel High School
GPA: 3.62; Class Rank: 8th of 182; ACT: 27

Athletics: Earned a total of 9 letters in tennis (10-11-12), soccer (10-11-12), golf (11-12) and football (12); played mixed doubles and boys doubles in tennis and has qualified for this year’s state playoffs; also played striker/right back in soccer; in football, suited up as a defensive end and kicker.

Accomplishments/accolades: Advanced Placement courses in Biology, Calculus, Government/American Democracy, Chemistry, English Literature, U.S. History, Human Geography, World History and Biology; Teacher’s Award; Principal’s List; Regional Science Fair, first place; Naval Academy Award; Key Club, Beta Club; Students Against Destructive Decisions; American Cancer Society Research Scholar; Colvard Future Leader Scholarship at MSU; Junior ROTC; plans to attend Mississippi State University and study Aerospace Engineering.

“Kimberton has proven time and time again he is among the brightest mathematical minds that I have had the fortune to teach. The fact that he manages a full class load of accelerated and AP classes with his participation on several athletic teams is a testament to his hard-working and determined nature as an athlete.”
— Josh Walters, Math Teacher, Laurel High School

“I tried out and failed to make the varsity soccer team in 7th, 8th and 9th grades. At one point I was very discouraged and felt like I was done with soccer, but I also knew I wasn’t one to give up. Although I was filled with anxiety when I tried out again as a sophomore, I continued to compete and finally made the varsity soccer team. I learned then my greatest lesson was to keep competing in whatever it was I really wanted to do.”
— Kimberton Mai

District 6

PARKER GROGAN
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School
GPA: 4.1; Class Rank: NA; ACT: 34

Athletics: Earned four letters in soccer (9-10-11-12); Team captain and led Lady Saints to Class 3A/2A/1A runner-up finish in 2018 as a midfielder/fullback; Selected as team’s Best Defensive Player in junior season as St. Andrew’s advanced to 3A/2A/1A quarterfinals; Helped Lady Saints to the 3A/2A/1A semifinals as a sophomore.

Accomplishments/accolades: National Merit Semifinalist; AP Scholar Award; National Honor Society; National Society of High School Scholars; Mississippi Scholastic Press Association Conference, 1st place in depth reporting and 2nd place sports feature writing; Regional Scholastic Gold Key Art Award; Student Body Secretary; Madison City of Chamber Commerce Junior Ambassador; APEX Leadership Summit; Student Diversity Leadership Conference; Guillot Global Fellows Program; Latin Club; Stewpot Flowers Shelter; Mississippi Children’s Museum Youth Ambassador council; plans to attend the University of Alabama and major in Advertising and Marketing.

“Parker is the real deal. You would be hard-pressed to find someone better. We would have the best school in America if more of our students shared the same passion to make the most of their gifts and a desire to make a difference in the lives of others. Parker is as ready as I can imagine to take on college and the world.”
— Julia Chadwick, Head of Upper School, St. Andrew’s High School

“I was new to St. Andrew’s in eighth grade. I was so scared to be at a new campus with no friends and only one familiar face in my brother. But as soon as soccer season started, I knew I had found my place. I found my best friends and my strongest competitors all in one group of girls — I had never felt that sense of camaraderie before.”
— Parker Grogan

JEREMIAH KALER
Northwest Rankin High School
GPA: 4.0; Class Rank: 19th of 361; ACT: 34

Athletics: Will earn a combined total of 13 letters for cross country (8-9-10-11-12), soccer (9-10-11-12), track and field (9-10-11-12); Set the school record for the 5K in cross country (17:09); Finished 17th in the 6A state meet as a senior; Helped the Cougars to a 23-1 record and the 6A soccer title as a junior.

Accomplishments/accolades: National Merit Commended Scholar; 30 ACT Club; 4.0 and Higher Honor Roll; Completed Advanced Placement courses in Economics, U.S. Government, Calculus, English III, Physics and U.S. History; National Honor Society; Mu Alpha Theta; Chess Club President; National Spanish Honor Society; Beta Club; Cougar Award for Outstanding Service and Citizenship 2015 and 2016; Mississippi School for the Deaf and Blind volunteer and tutor; youth soccer referee; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Church at Northshore Youth Group; plans to attend the University of Alabama in Huntsville and major in Aerospace Engineering.

“J.J. has been our cross country team captain the past two years. He has been a great role model and leader for the other boys and girls on the team. Young men like him are hard to find in today’s society. I am thrilled to have had the privilege of coaching him the past four years. I am sure he will be successful at whatever he does in life.”
— Julie Rives, Math Teacher and Cross Country/Track & Field Coach, Northwest Rankin High School

“I run enough to know that lessons are never just about running … Each day has a different adventure in store. Each day is an opportunity to learn something new. Your contribution to the world is always valuable; so don’t hold back. Have the time of your life doing the things you love with the people you love. Carpe diem.”
— Jeremiah Kaler

District 7

MALLORY SMITH
North Pike High School
GPA: 4.0; Class Rank: 1st of 159; ACT: 31

Athletics: Earned a total of nine letters combined in bowling (9-10-11-12), archery (10-11-12) and tennis (9-10) for the Jaguars; Recorded a high game of 156 in bowling; Helped North Pike qualify for the MHSAA State Tournament as a sophomore and senior; Archery State Tournament participant (10-11-12).

Accomplishments/accolades: Superintendent’s Scholar (9-10-11-12); Perfect score on Biology Subject Area Test; Advanced Placement Courses in Chemistry, Calculus, Biology and Spanish; Wendy’s High School Heisman winner; Presidential Volunteer Service Award; Drum Major for North Pike Marching Band (3 years); Yearbook Co-Editor; Beta Club President and Secretary; Mu Alpha Theta; Interact Club; Student Council Representative (12); Science Olympiad (Regional and State Medalist); Girl Scouts – Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards recipient; Most School Spirit for sophomore, junior and senior years; plans to attend Mississippi State University and major in Kinesiology.

“Through her various memberships in organizations, Mallory has over 1,000 documented hours of community service. She is truly an amazing young woman. Her involvement in her school and community are truly awe-inspiring for others around her. She is one of the hardest-working students I’ve ever met.”
— Lynn Erin Tolar-Fortenberry, Science Teacher, North Pike High School

“I cannot think about my high school career without reflecting on many teams, teammates, clubs, committees, and events that have filled my life throughout these years. Without these activities, I would not have learned how to communicate or cooperate or the importance of teamwork and commitment. These are lessons that have shaped me into a better person and have prepared a more successful pathway for my future.”
— Mallory Smith

BRYSON BRISTER
Loyd Star Attendance Center
GPA: 4.0/99.23; Class Rank: 1st of 53; ACT: 31

Athletics: Lettered in soccer (9-10-11-12) and tennis (9-10-11-12); Prior to senior season, earned All-Region Mixed Doubles recognition (9-10-11) and Scholastic Award for Tennis (9-10-11); Also earned Scholastic Award for soccer (9-10-11) and All-Region honors for soccer (11) prior to his senior year.

Accomplishments/accolades: Senior courses include Algebra III, Economics, Government, Physics and English IV; All-A’s Honor Roll (9-10-11); Highest average in Biology I, English I, Mississippi Studies, World Geography, English II, Geometry, Graphic Design I/II, World History, Physical Science, Spanish I, Algebra II, Chemistry, English III, U.S. History and Spanish II; Beta Club President; Teenage republicans; King’s Daughters Hospital volunteer; Loyd Star Veteran’s Day program; local fairs; youth sports programs; plans to attend the University of Southern Mississippi and study Biomedical Sciences.

“When I first met Bryson two years ago, he made a vivid impression on me. He is a very goal-oriented and is one of the most academically advanced students that I have had the privilege of teaching. He is an enthusiastic learner who takes pride in himself and his academic success. Bryson goes beyond my expectations of him.”
—Becky Barron, History Teacher, Loyd Star Attendance Center

“I would have never thought that I could have changed from a shy quiet person to who I am today. Not only did sports change me as a person, but I feel that it has given me the confidence I need to tackle anything in life and pursue all my hopes and dreams.”
—Bryson Brister

District 8

KAMRYN CLYMER
Picayune Memorial High School
GPA: 101.18; Class Rank: 2nd of 198; ACT: 33

Athletics: Earned four letters in swimming (9-10-11-12); Swam to fourth-place finishes in the MHSAA State Meet in three events, including the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard freestyle; Team co-captain; Also had seven more Top Five finishes at the MHSAA State Meet as a freshman, sophomore and junior; Participated in tennis (10-11).

Accomplishments/accolades: Student Body President (12); National Honor Society Vice-President (12); Student Council (9-10-11-12); Beta Club (10-11); Advanced Placement classes in English III and Algebra II; Dual Enrollment courses in English IV, World Civilization and World History; ACT 30-Plus Club; Student Choir (9-10-11-12); Pearl River County’s Distinguished Young Woman Award (12); Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Award (2016); Special Olympics volunteer; Elementary School mentoring program; Mission trips to Cincinnati, Dallas, Chicago and Senegal; plans to attend Mississippi State University and study Biomedical Engineering.

“Not only have I witnessed Kamryn’s leadership in school, I have witnessed her taking an active role in her church and her community as a volunteer. Her integrity and reliability are beyond reproach. Watching Kamryn grow up since seven years old and having an active part in her life all these years, I am amazed at the young lady she has become.”
— Ray Lossett, Swim Coach, Picayune Memorial High School

“The first lesson I learned from the sport of swimming is that motivation is not a feeling; it is created through hard work. Although I initially learned this in the realm of athletics, I now see its truth in every aspect of life … I had to work hard in order to get a taste of achievement because it is the fulfillment of aspirations that fuels motivation.”
— Kamryn Clymer

NOAH HARRIS
Oak Grove High School
GPA: 4.0; Class Rank: 4th of 421; ACT: 30

Athletics: Lettered in basketball (10-11-12) and baseball (10-11-12); All-Region 5-6A basketball team (12); Lamar County All-Tournament team for basketball (12); Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Athletic Achievement Award (12); Mr. Clean basketball rebounding award (11); plays first base for the Warriors’ baseball team.

Accomplishments/accolades: Pride of Oak Grove Award for high academics, leadership and good citizenship; Student Council President (12); Class President (9, 10); Advanced Placement courses in Calculus, Literature/Composition, U.S. Government, Language and Composition and World History; Best Attorney Award at Stanford Law School Camp; Beta Club; National Honor Society; Spanish Honor Society; U.S. Senate Youth Delegate; Debate Team (9, 10); Hattiesburg Exchange Club Student of the Month; Started “911 Project” to assist elderly and low-income residents with 911; plans to attend Harvard University, major in Political Science and eventually attend Law School.

“Noah is a very well-rounded young man. He plays the violin and piano. He is a bright student, a good athlete and a natural leader. He would be an asset to any program of which he is a member. I believe Noah will be a success at whatever he endeavors and I look forward to witnessing his path to future success.”
— Jamie Mattocks, Spanish Teacher, Oak Grove High School

“From athletics, I have learned perseverance and teamwork even through difficult circumstances. The discipline I have built across my extracurriculars will follow me for the rest of my life. The profound impact these activities have had on my upbringing is unfathomable; they have more than prepared me for the next chapter.”
— Noah Harris

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