Jacek Vernon named Wildcat of the Week

Ponca City Now - February 26, 2019 1:17 pm

Po-Hi Senior Jacek Vernon is the Week #6 Wildcat of the Week.

“Jacek is a very driven, goal-oriented Wildcat who is focused on his future,” Superintendent Shelley Arrott said.  “He is an outstanding student and is currently participating in concurrent enrollment at NOC and will continue his studies in the fall at NOC, majoring in business.  After he completes his studies at NOC, Jacek plans to attend OSU and is considering studying law.”

Vernon has lettered in tennis for the last three years, and he even went to the State Tennis Tournament last season as a junior, Arrott said.

“Jacek has the work ethic and the will to continually improve and has set a goal for himself to return to the State Tournament again this year,” Arrott said.  “Not only is Jacek very goal-oriented, but he is an all-around great young man.  He has a positive attitude and is very respectful to his peers, teachers, and all adults.  We are all proud of Jacek and, without doubt, he strives to implement the characteristics of the Wildcat Way in every walk of his life.”

Po-Hi Principal Thad Dilbeck and Superintendent Arrott presented Jacek with a “Wildcat of the Week” T-shirt, Wildcat window decal, and a gift certificate from Ground Round.

The “Wildcat of the Week” Award is sponsored this year by Heather Cannon Honda. The award is for a deserving high school student who follows the characteristics of the Wildcat Way which are Work Ethic, Improvement, Leadership, Discipline, Compete, Attitude, and Teamwork. These characteristics may be exhibited in any setting and is open to all Ponca City High School students.

Several Ponca City patrons were involved in making the “Wildcat of the Week” a reality. These partners include: Tina Christian, Senator Bill Coleman – TEAM Radio, Heather Cannon – Heather Cannon Honda, Ground Round, and Tyndall Dentistry.

Each week a new “Wildcat of the Week” will be selected from the nominations of TEAM Radio listeners and viewers. Winners will receive a free meal from Ground Round and a T-shirt from Boss Custom Tees. PCPS will make the presentation weekly at Po-Hi.

If you know an outstanding student at Po-Hi who is living the Wildcat Way, please use the form in one of these links https://www.poncacitynow.com/32875-2/, or visit www.PoncaCityNow.comwww.PoHiSports.com, or www.pcps.us.



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