97.5 WONE is looking for KIDS WHO ROCK!!
If you know of a high school senior who excels in the arts, in music theatre, student government or is just an all around leader -- we want to know about them!
Submit your nominee in 97 words or less below. We will honor one student per month on the air and award them a $1,000 scholarship toward the school of their choice!
Jahiem is exceptional! He is focused on improving the lives of others. He volunteered hundreds of hours at Akron Children's and Summa Health, coordinated three blood drives, adopted families for Christmas the past three years, providing toys, food and household goods, helped Elves and More distribute bikes several times and served at the Soap Box Derby twice. Jahiem wrestled and played football four years at STVM, was team captain and named All State for football this year, received the Presidential Service Award three times, was recognized by the Akron Touchdown Club and plans to study nursing at John Carroll. Congratulations, Jahiem!
Brett attends Cuyahoga Falls High School. He is a 2-year member of NHS, Golf team Captain and 4-year veteran of the golf team, 4-year member of the Cuyahoga Falls Marching Band, and an 8-year member of the Cuyahoga Falls Concert Band. Brett has attended the Engineering academy at Kent Roosevelt High School for the last 2 years. Brett also volunteers with veterans and the elderly at the Laurel Lake Retirement Community. He is a State and Nationally ranked Archer, and is a 7-year member and coach at his archery club. All of this while maintaining a 4.0 or better GPA. Way to go, Brett!
An incredible artist and performer, Lilly would like to pursue a career in Biomedical Illustration. She has been part of ETC Show Choir for 9 years. Her senior year started with her sister, Molly being diagnosed with a rare brain cancer which turned sister into caregiver as she was by her side daily at surgery, appointments and treatments. Lilly has been a source of help and care for our entire family and she rocks on stage as a performer but rocks more at home as her sisters best friend, sacrificing much to help her sister heal.
Evan was the Senior Captain of the soccer team and selected to be on the County All Star Team. He is Vice President of the Animal Science program at Canton South High School where he is a NTHS Member. At Perry he is a member of the NHS with a 3.85 GPA. He works part time at Pets Supplies Plus taking care of the live animal section. He volunteers at local food pantries, and the Stark County Human Society. He also has set up small animal shows for children with disabilities.He plans on studying animal behavior in college.
Makenzie Compson is senior at Glen Oak High School. She is involved in the school color guard and school dance company. She has landed the lead role in the school ballet as Cinderella. Makenzie volunteers at her church working with the children during service, at Avondale Elementary working with the teachers, reading and helping the students and volunteers at the Special Olympics each year. Plus Makenzie still finds time to work at Chik FIL-A and teach dance all while maintaining excellent grades. Her plan is to be a special education teacher.
Tyler is a leader on the field and in the classroom. He takes AP and College Credit Plus classes, and has a 4.30 GPA. He is a member of NHS, a Spartan Mentor, and Senior Class Council. His teachers chose him as a Junior Leadership of Akron recipient, and Mike DeWine Ambassador. Tyler is a captain on his varsity soccer team, and also plays varsity golf and basketball. In his spare time, Tyler can be found working at Congress Lake Gold Course, and volunteering at the Cleveland Clinic Challenge Golf Course, helping those with disabilities golf.