Oneonta High School’s Luke Ellis (pictured with parents Kevin and Pam Ellis) signed a scholarship to run cross country with Jacksonville State University. During his senior year, Luke finished as a Top 15 runner in the 4A Cross Country State Championship. He also had four All-State finishes in track and field, coming in sixth in both the indoor and outdoor 4×800 relays, as well as sixth in the 1600 meter run and seventh in the 3200 meter run, both in outdoor track.
In addition to his athletic success, Ellis received the National High School Scholars award and the JSU Gamecock Success Merit Scholarship. Luke plans to study engineering at JSU.