Yakub Sanders was selected the winner of the Discus Award an award that honors the all-around high school student for the academic year 2010-2011.
A panel of teachers, counselors and other educators carefully reviewed thousands of nominations each month from the nation’s top high school students and has determined
Yakub’s accomplishments were in three key areas: community service, arts and other achievements was deserving of this recognition.
Yakub is the son of Rev. J. Jacobs and Dr. Emily Crawford Sanders.
He is the grandson of Edward and Mackdew Crawford(deceased) and Willis (deceased) and Williemae Sanders.