And last but certainly not least, we complete our Senior Spotlight series with Jake Merritt. Jake is a member of the National Senior Beta and Monograms Clubs. He ran cross country and played basketball and baseball during his time at Halifax Academy. Jake received All-Conference and All-Tournament recognitions in basketball.
When Jake is not playing basketball, he enjoys playing golf and video games. He also played AAU basketball. He works for Merritt Piping and Fabrication. He also has served as a volunteer coach for the local recreation soccer and HA’s basketball little leagues.
Jake plans to attend East Carolina University in the fall and major in sports studies. He is the son of Amanda and Ryan Merritt from Roanoke Rapids. Jake has three younger siblings, Tyler, Jenny, and Dylan, who attend HA.
Best wishes to the HA Class of 2023 as each of you set sail on your next adventure.