TCHS Senior Receives Scholar Athlete Award

Temple City High School Senior, Jake Ferntheil, has received a prestigious 2014 Scholar Athlete Award from the Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation.

Jake maintains a 3.8 grade point average, is one of the captains on the TCHS Varsity Football team, and plays as both an offensive and defensive lineman. He is a member of the TCHS Pride of Temple City Marching Band, Jazz Band, Pep Band, Pit Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and is the Band’s Vice-President. He throws shot-put and discus for the track team and plays for his church’s praise band. Jake is planning to attend University of Redlands or Biola University majoring in music education.

Jake received his award at a banquet at Brookside Golf Club on March 25; only 43 San Gabriel athletes received this coveted recognition.

Scholar Athlete Award recipients are graduating seniors, members of a Varsity Football team, have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 in a college preparatory program, have outstanding citizenship, demonstrate leadership, and involved in community or school service. Recipients are nominated from their Head Football Coach and approved by the student’s counselor and principal.

Temple City High Schools serves students in grades nine through twelve in the Temple City Unified School District. For more information about the High School, call 626-548-5042.

Lynne Burkardt
TCUSD Public Information Officer
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