Sports: Smart Jock Caleb Erkman October 23, 2008
Editor’s Note: The Daily Sentinel Student-Athlete of the Week is selected by the school’s athletic director. Fruita Monument’s Pat Noland selected Caleb Erkman, who has a 4.33 grade-point average. The honor will rotate among the four School District 51 high schools.
Student-Athlete: Caleb Erkman
School: Fruita Monument
Sport: Cross Country
Future: College. Undecided between Colorado College, Colorado State and Northern Arizona
What’s your major?: Math or maybe chemistry.
Why?: “Those are the areas that come easiest to me, so I figure I will stick with it.”
Favorite Mathematician: Albert Einstein
Favorite subject: Math
Smart-Jockspeak: “It hasn’t been too difficult for me to do well in school, as it has always come naturally. But it is still hard work to make sure you do your assignments, running for cross country and still getting enough sleep.” — Caleb Erkman.