Ava Swanson

Ava Swanson

Cache High School

An Oklahoma Hall of Fame History Contest winner, Swanson is an Oklahoma State Scholars Society Scholar and a Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Foundation delegate. She is chapter president of Beta Club and Student Council and secretary of Oklahoma Student Council District Three. A Youth Leadership Oklahoma delegate, Swanson served as a capitol page for Rep. Trey Caldwell. She is captain of her varsity basketball and volleyball teams and is a classically trained piano student and teacher. Swanson plans to major in government at Harvard University. Scholarship sponsor: Linda and Larry Neal

For our televised Academic Awards Tribute, we asked Academic All-Staters to submit a brief video introducing themselves and an honored teacher that they had planned to invite to the Academic Awards Banquet. Each student recognizes an honored teacher who has had a profound impact on his or her life.