Jacob Babbitt is a senior at Clintondale High School and is graduating Summa Cum Laude of the class of 2013. He is graduating with a 4.04 grade point average. He was also a dual-enrolled student at Macomb Community College for his junior and senior year. He was a member of the National Honors Society and the Clinton Township Area Optimist Club. Jacob also excelled athletically. He was a four year varsity baseball player and played two years of varsity basketball. For his senior year, he was voted team captain of the basketball team. He helped lead them to a league championship, and he also helped win a district championship as a junior. For baseball, he was voted team MVP and was a four year scholar athlete. For his junior year, he was voted All-Conference and 2nd Team All-Macomb County.
Next year Jacob plans to attend Grand Valley State University. He will be finishing up his Associate of Arts Degree, and will pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in broadcasting. He hopes to land a well-paying job, to be a positive role model for others, and he wants to have a positive influence on those who look up to him in the future.