Friday, September 20 2013, 11:39 PM MDT
Nicholas Merriman & Jace Colby
(KUTV) Every week during halftime of a KYMU high school football game a student athlete will be honored as the scholar athlete of the week.
All of the athletes represented at halftime are great examples of how hard work on the playing field and dedication in the classroom can payoff.
Nicholas Merriman is a track champion from Syracuse High that enjoys math and science. He is involved with the Boy Scouts of America and is working toward his Eagle Scout. He is an annual participant in the “Take Pride in West Point Day” and has participated in the “March of the Titans.” Even with all his extracurricular activities he has maintained a 3.952 GPA.
Jace Colby has been a starter for the Northridge Knights for the last two years. He has lead the 5a division with yards per catch and lettered in basketball last year. He volunteers time for various sports after school. Jace has also made time to help out at the local food bank when he is not cooking for others or helping facilitate golf tournaments. While managing to do all of this he has maintained a 3.975 GPA.
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