You Donut Want to Miss This!: Jacob Leitner


Koralyn Karls











Student: Jacob Leitner, senior

Nominating staff member: Mr. Tracy Bartels, science teacher

Nomination statement: “Jacob helped with the installation of the new aquaponics system this school year. He built and installed the light stands, made the styrofoam cover, did water chemistry tests and seed planting, etc. Without his help, it would have taken me a lot longer to complete these projects.”


What’s a “naughty” thing you did as a kid? “I accidentally knocked my sister’s two front teeth out while we were playing on a teeter totter at daycare. She was only four years old.”

If you could be a fictional character, whom would you be and why? “I would be the Incredible Hulk because of his strength.”

What is your secret talent? “I have an excellent memory. I hide it well.”

What is the weirdest food you ever ate? “The weirdest food I ever ate was gator jerky.”

What is your favorite article of clothing and why? “Hats are my favorite because they keep the sun out of your eyes.”

What is your most prized possession and why? “My truck because without it I wouldn’t be able to get to work.”

*The student as well as the nominating staff member each receives a box of donuts.