Jacob VanBenschoten will attend the University of Virginia in the fall of 2022 to study data science. During his time at Courtland High School in Spotsylvania, Virginia, he excelled in academics, earning a wide variety of awards and accolades, including first place overall at the Distributive Education Clubs of America Automotive Service competition. Along with holding part-time jobs during high school, Jacob volunteered for several organizations, including the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Night to Shine prom through the Tim Tebow Foundation. After college, Jacob hopes to combine his passion for athletics and analytics and work for a professional sports organization.
"This scholarship is a great honor for my family and me. The funds will help me greatly to pursue higher education."