AIA PRESS CENTER
John "Jack" Martin
Desert Christian High School
1A-3A Scholar Activity Recipient
Jack Martin has a great intellect and has proven to show exceptional courage in pursuing life experiences outside of his comfort zone. He is trustworthy in all areas academic and social, that he is asked to participate in. Jack is naturally a shy young man who has blossomed in the rich theater arts community at Desert Christian High School in both signing and dramatics. He is a vibrant contibutor to student council spending hours outside of school to create opportunities for the student body to be enganged in the school culture in areas like award winning Shakespeare Competition, National Thespian Society and most recently planned and executed a school mission trip to Haiti.
Jack holds a 4.0 GPA while coninute to give his time and efforts to much more than just acadmics. He was named a National Merit Finalist which proves his brilliant mind and work ethic that has and will continue to place him above most his age. According to Jack's guidance counselor he has a "quite" way about him, but his actions and caracter speak very loud. His on stage characters help show his ability to step out of his comfort zone and stretch himself in the midst of his strenuous academics. During his senior year Jack took risks in leadership, embraced feeling out of control in the face of adversity, and became transparent to adult leadership all while he wrestled with his hears and doubts. He grew tremendously this year as a young man of prinicpal and honor.
Jack plans to attend the University of Oklahoma and hopes to study writing.
Events for the week of March 27, 2017
4A Conference Meeting - 9:00 am - 11:59 pm
1A-3A Conference Reclassification Meeting - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
3A Conference Selection Meeting - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
AIA SB Board Meeting - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
2017 AIA State Basketball Tournaments
The championships in 6A take place on Tuesday, Feb. 28. Watch all the semi-finals and championships basketball games on the NFHS Network for as low as $9.95 for a monthly pass. Check the brackets for the boys and the girls for all the match-ups, visit the tournament information page for the boys and girls for complete details, and download the programs