Jack Goodlaxson is from Spirit Lake High School. Jack has accomplished a lot in his young life. He is dedicated and strives to do his best in all he does. His goal is to become a physician to help people be their best as well. His accomplishments and activities included academic decathlon, state competition, concert band, jazzband, and marching band. He provided leadership as a drum major in marching band this year. He is active in sports including basketball, cross country, tennis, and swimming. He loves to sing; participates in choir, show choir, local jazz, and National Honor Choir. He was selected this year as Iowa All-StateChoir. He is a member of National Honor Society and is on the honor roll, maintaining a high GPA. He was also selected as Iowa’s Boys State representative.

He is involved in the community with the United Methodist Youth Group. He went on a Mission trip toMexico. Jack attained the rank of Eagle Scout in 2008 and he continues to serve as a leader for the BoyScouts in his troop. He is also a 4-H member and a leader in the county council.

Jack is a great kid, we are so proud of him; he is a leader in church, school, and community. He isoutgoing, friendly and easy to get along with. Jack is definitely deserving of the INS Superior StudentAward.

AUDIO: INS Superior Student Jack Goodlaxson