Desiree Rickett

Desiree Rickett

Mustang High School

A National Merit finalist and Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction, Rickett was one of 15 students nationwide selected to participate in the 2019 Not Safe for Wheels Hackathon, a driving safety conference in Detroit. She is chapter president for National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society, co-chair of Student Council, and lieutenant governor for Key Club. She serves on the City of Oklahoma City’s Youth Council and the principal’s Leadership Chamber. An active community volunteer, Rickett enjoys dancing, painting and playing Mahjong. She plans to major in statistics and economics at Harvard University. Scholarship sponsor: The First National Bank & Trust Co., Chickasha

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.