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Jacob Emmanuel Valbuena, Klein Oak High Top 10 – Senior Spotlight

Jacob Emmanuel Valbuena, Klein Oak High Top 10 – Senior Spotlight

Jacob Emmanuel Valbuena is an excellent Top 10 Scholar and fine example of Klein Oak Panther Pride. 

This well-rounded scholar has achieved success in both his academics and extracurriculars. Some of the activities Jacob has been involved in include Orchestra, Red Cross Club, National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, National English Honor Society, and Tri-M Honor Society.

Jacob is proud to have served the Red Cross Club as the 12th Grade Representative. He also is no stranger to awards and recognition. Some of these accomplishments include being granted the President’s Volunteer Service Award for the Houston Food Bank Student Hero Program and (3) Excellent Ratings at Solo and Ensemble.

Jacob also gave of his time through community service efforts. Some of these efforts include obtaining 125 hours at the Houston Food Bank and working as Project Co-Manager/Senior Student Hero, working with the Red Cross Organization, and aiding the Smithsonian Transcript Volunteer Center.

“It’s surreal to even look back at my time in Klein ISD, and I don’t know if I can just yet, so all I can say about it is that it’s been rockin’,” said Jacob.

After leaving Oak, Jacob plans on majoring in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin.

We know Jacob will continue on with Klein ISD’s tradition of excellence no matter where life takes him. Jacob, we will be rooting for you as you continue on your educational journey!

The Class of 2021 is filled with amazing, well-rounded scholars. Stay tuned as we continue to celebrate our Top 10 students from each high school over the course of the next few weeks!

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