Inola High School
A dedicated musician, Ripp plays French horn, trumpet and piano and is drum major for the Inola Band. He is first horn for the Green Country Honor Band, fifth horn for All-State Band and a three-year member of the North Central Directors Association Honor Choir. Ripp is president of the Inola Choir, captain of his academic team and a senior patrol leader for Boy Scout Troop 301. He enjoys learning foreign languages, especially Spanish, and will soon complete his Eagle Scout project. Ripp plans to study physics and nuclear engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Scholarship sponsor: RCB Bank
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.