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Senior Spotlight
Jacob Wyatt Pope
Jacob Pope will be graduating in just a short few weeks. Jacob was born on June 4, 2002 to Chad and Lauren Pope. He is the grandchild of Larry and Gay Pope, brother to Brittany and Treece Hogan, Summer Pope, and Jesse Pope, as well as uncle to Emersyn Rice. Pope’s favorite subjects in school are math and PE. He notes that he has had to many great teachers to count but to name a few he would include Coach David House, Mrs. Regina Smith, and Ms. Jenna Shaw. Jacob mentioned that his fondest memories of school were making his 1st tackle, working in the greenhouse, every down of football he ever played, and when the entire school stood behind him when he made the news as Patriotic Pope. Before graduating, Pope would like to do just one more thing- a senior prank. Jacob’s extracurricular activities include hunting with his Pawpaw, camping and fishing with his dad, playing football with his brothers, hanging out with his sister and brother-in-law, spoiling his niece, spending time with his Mawmaw and mom, going to church, wrestling and swimming. His favorite pastimes include playing football and being in class learning. A perfect day for Pope would go as followed- go to school in person, play a winning game of football and greet his family in the stands afterwards. Pope’s favorite things about being a senior are that you know you made it, being at the top and being able to influence those around you, and making every moment count. Upon finishing high school, Jacob plans to attend college for business and sees himself being a college graduate with his own house and married with children in 10 years. When asked what his wish for the senior class was, pope replied with “to graduate in person and be the best we can be when we step out into the world.” Pope also had a few words of advice for the underclassman which were to always be optimistic and ready for anything. Congratulations Jacob, we wish you all the success and that every dream comes true!