A total of seven students from Rock Creek High School were added to The Mercury’s annual Flint Hills All-Academic Team once the school responded.

Evan Hancock

Parents: David and Sarah Hancock

GPA: 4.08

Future plans: Attending Kansas State University, open option.

Academic awards and extracurricular activities: Kansas State Scholar; Kansas ACT Scholar; Rock Creek Distinguished Scholar; National Merit Scholar; Kansas Governor’s Scholar; Kansas Honor Scholar; Topeka Capital-Journal All-State Academic First Team; debate — State champion, 2019, 4th place 2018 for 3-2-1A two-speaker; forensics — State Championship team, 2018, 2019, second place in state impromptu and extemporaneous, 2019; scholars bowl- team captain and leading scorer, 2019, league champion, third in regional, fourth in state; football; band and jazz band; basketball statistician; National Honor Society; First Presbyterian Church of Wamego youth group; Thrive!; volunteer lab assistant; Rock Creek Exit Project Exemplary rating; U.S. Presidential Scholarship nominee.

Scholarships: Kansas State University Scholar Award; National Merit Finalist Scholarship; Rock Creek Booster Club Scholarship; Rock Creek National Honor Society Scholarship; Chris Parker Memorial Scholarship; Jane L. Peterson Memorial Scholarship.

Mac Hayes

Parents: Butch and Kaira Hayes

GPA: 4.082

Future plans: Attending the University of Kansas, majoring in computer science engineering, joining the Air Force ROTC program

Academic awards and extracurricular activities: Kansas State Scholar; Rock Creek Distinguished Scholar; Kansas Honor Scholar; football; basketball; track; StuCo; band; yearbook.

Scholarships: Type Two AFROTC Scholarship; University of Kansas Engineering Dean’s Scholarship; University of Kansas Crimson and Blue Scholarship.

Allie Jensen

Parents: Trevor and Edie Jensen

GPA: 4.061

Future plans: Attending Kansas State University, majoring in nutritional sciences.

Academic awards and extracurricular activities: Kansas State Scholar; Rock Creek Distinguished Scholar; Kansas Honor Scholar; choir; forensics; FBLA; National Honor Society; Renaissance; StuCo; Chick-Fil-A Leadership Academy; FCCLA; basketball; cheer; church youth group.

Scholarships: Kansas State University Foundation Scholarship; Steel and Pipe Supply Companies Scholarship.

Anastasia Elliott

Parents: Jeff and Valerie Elliott

GPA: 4.021

Future plans: Attending St. Olaf College, pre-medicine concentration.

Academic awards and extracurricular activities: Kansas State Scholar; Kansas ACT Scholar; Kansas Honor Scholar; Rock Creek Exemplary Scholar; KAY; 4-H; FBLA; Chick-Fil-A Leader Academy; basketball and volleyball manager; scholar’s bowl- state championship team member 2015-2018, state champion 2-Speaker State Debate Tournament; tennis; track and field; class president; Jaysingers; Rock Creek Small Ensemble; National Honor Society — secretary; Great NW 4-H camp counselor; Casas For Cristo; Eisenhower Elementary reading volunteer; Purple Power Pack camp counselor; Highest Honor Roll.

Scholarships: Rene Lerer Scholarship; St. Olaf College Presidential Scholarship; Raymond Scritchfield Memorial Scholarship; Westmoreland (Brill) Scholarship.

Nathan Williams

Parents: Chris and Ann Williams

GPA: 4.063

Future plans: Attending Kansas State University, majoring in food science, minoring in agricultural economics.

Academic awards and extracurricular activities: Kansas ACT Scholar; Kansas Honor Scholar; Rock Creek Distinguished Scholar; football; basketball; renaissance; National Honor Society; StuCo — class officer; FFA; Chick-Fil-A Leader Academy; Yellow Ribbon Group, cofounder; S.A.F.E. Program.

Scholarships: Kansas State University Distinguished Scholar Award; Kansas State University College of Agriculture Scholarship; Red Cross Book Drive Scholarship; J.A. Lenherr Family Scholarship; Rock Creek Student Council Scholarship; Rock Creek Booster Club Scholarship.

Braden Schwarz

Parents: Stuart and Lisa Schwarz

GPA: 4.027

Future plans: Attending Kansas State University majoring in food science, minoring business.

Academic awards and extracurricular activities: Kansas State Scholar; Kansas ACT Scholar; Rock Creek Exemplary Scholar; National Honor Society; StuCo; FBLA- class officer; FFA; 4-H; Yellow Ribbon; Renaissance; S.A.F.E.; basketball; cross country.

Scholarships: Kansas State University Distinguished Scholar Award; David Hartwich Scholarship; Rock Creek Booster Club Scholarship; Bluestem Electric Cooperative Scholarship; Rock Creek Student Council Scholarship; Rock Creek Alumni Scholarship; WTC Scholarship; Rock Creek FFA Alumni Scholarship.

Calvin Skinner

Parents: Jarrett and Malee Skinner

GPA: 4.072

Future plans: Serve a two year mission with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Argentina, then BYU, majoring in engineering.

Academic awards and extracurricular activities: Kansas State Scholar; Kansas Honor Scholar; Rock Creek Exemplary Scholar; baseball; robotics; National Honor Soceity; Band.

Scholarships: Raymond Scritchfield Memorial Scholarship.

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