June 12, 2000
The merit scholarship is given based on academic performance. Puget Sound's Trustee Scholars have already distinguished themselves in high school as being accomplished students.
Jacobson served as co-president for the WHS National Honor Society and is a member of the Science Olympiad Team, Science, and Spanish clubs. A talented trombonist, he was selected to perform with the All-State Band 2000 and the WHS All-State Orchestra. He also performed with the WHS Jazz Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, and the Jazz Band with Music Works Northwest.
A "Who's Who of American High School Students" recipient in 1999, Jacobson intends to pursue a career in biology and genetic engineering.