The Morrow County Chamber of Commerce recognized Cardington-Lincoln High School Senior, Jacob Long as the January Chamber Student-of-the-Month.
Long came to the Chamber meeting with his Cross Country Coach, Eric Kyrk who said he represents his school and community in a very positive manner. He excels in academics, is taking college courses and maintains a 4.0 GPA. This year, he is serving as President of National Honor Society. His favorite courses are calculus and chemistry.
Kyrk said Long’s love for running has earned several awards in cross country and track. He was a state qualifier, Most Valuable Runner, First Team All-Ohio, First Team All-district and All-conference. Long currently holds the school record in Cross Country, as well as the mile and two-mile records in track. He also enjoys bowling, in which he has earned many honors.
Long believes in helping his community and volunteers for the Cardington Beautification Committee. He is a classic car enthusiast and enjoys restoring classic cars with his grandfather and father.
Long said he is keeping his options open after graduation and has applied to several universities in Ohio. He plans to pursue a major in electrical engineering. Jacob is the son of Marcie and Ken Long.
The Chamber Student of the Month Program is sponsored by the Consolidated Electric Cooperative. Brad Ebersole of Consolidated presented the plaque to Long and is pleased that Jacob hopes to follow a career in electrical engineering.