Kayla Cao

Jenks High School

A National Merit finalist, Cao is a four-time Oklahoma All-State Choir vocalist and four-time Music Teachers National Association Senior Piano Performance Competition first-place winner. She was named top 23 in public forum debate at the National Speech and Debate Association tournament. Cao is a National Chemistry Olympiad qualifier and co-designer of the College Philanthropy Initiative. She serves as vice president of Jenks’ Chinese Club and Pre-Med Society Club. Cao is a member of the Trojanaires varsity show choir and mock trial team. She is the creator of the Wuhan Tianmen City Hospital fundraiser and a member of the Chinese American Association of Tulsa. Cao plans to study biochemistry in college. Scholarship sponsor: T. D. Williamson, Inc.

Ezra Power

Jenks High School

A Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout, Power is a National Hispanic Recognition Program honoree. He is Head Drum Major for the Jenks Trojan Pride and captain of the Jenks Swim Team. Power serves as Senior Patrol Leader for Boy Scout Troop 975 and is a member of National Honor Society and International Scholars Program. He is a Maverick for the American Heart Association Heart Ball, and a member of Key Club, Pre-Med Society and National Spanish Honor Society. Power plans to study neuroscience and pre-medicine in college. Scholarship sponsor: David (AAS ’90) and Christina Kendrick

Hailey Seo

Jenks High School

A National Merit Scholar and Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction, Seo is a U.S. Presidential Scholar nominee. She is president of Science National Honor Society and earned an Advanced Placement Capstone Diploma. Seo is co-captain of the Speech and Debate team and co-organizer of TEDxYouth. She is concertmaster of the Jenks Chamber Orchestra and Tulsa Youth Symphony Orchestra as well as a three-year Oklahoma Music Educators Association All-State Orchestra member. Seo is a Tri-M Music Honor Society Orchestra Representative and does research in public health with University of Oklahoma-Tulsa. She plans to study global affairs at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Scholarship sponsor: Academic All-State Alumni

Chansong Won

Jenks High School

Won is an Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction and QuestBridge finalist. He is a member of the Oklahoma High School Honor Society, Computer Science National Honor Society and club development officer for Jenks Math Club. Won is co-founder and treasurer of the Jenks Ecology Club and a member of Latin Club and Science Olympiad. He is interested in ornithology, operates the soundboard at church and has been a crew member at Wendy’s and Andy B’s. Won plans to study physics in college. Scholarship sponsor: Jeanette H. and Terence C. Kern

Ignacio Yockers

Jenks High School

A National Merit finalist, Yockers is an Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction. He is a member of the USA Gymnastics Junior National Team and Region 3 Men’s Gymnastics Elite Team. Named a USA Gymnastics Academic All-American, Yockers is a 2021 Pommel Horse National Champion. He plans to study mathematics at the University of Oklahoma. Scholarship sponsor: The Oxley Foundation