Carter Haney

Edmond Memorial High School

Haney is an eight-year All-State Choir member, a three-year All-State Jazz Choir member, and a recipient of the State Superintendent’s Award for Arts Excellence. At the international Junior Theatre Festival, he received multiple Outstanding Production awards and an Outstanding Student Direction award. Haney is a National Merit Commended Scholar, Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction, and valedictorian. He has served on the Wings and Special Care Teen Boards, as well as the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation Teen Leaders in Philanthropy Board. His brother Crayton was a 2022 All-Stater. Haney plans to study music direction at Webster University.
All-State sponsor: The Meinders Foundation

Aarav Jilka

Edmond Santa Fe High School

Jilka is a National Merit finalist, Presidential Scholar candidate, and Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction. He is the chairman of his school’s annual philanthropy week, Double Wolf Dare Week, which raised more than $200,000 recently for Not Your Average Joe. Jilka is former state president of Oklahoma DECA, Distributive Education Clubs of America. With his best friend, he is co-owner of a pressure-washing business that has generated $10,000 in profit. In his free time, Jilka hikes in faraway places and attends hardcore concerts with his friends. He plans to attend the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with concentrations in Finance and Social Impact.
All-State Sponsors:
John and Janet Hudson

Molly Starrett

Edmond North High School

Starrett’s recent honors include Student of the Year, the OKC Metro Sports Award, Native American Designated Scholar, and Masonic Lodge Student of the Year. She is president of Student Council and captain of her school’s track and swim teams. She holds the school record in pole vaulting and was 6A state champion this past year. She is also involved in her community’s HOPE Center Teen Board and serves as a SLED Team mentor. In her free time, Starrett enjoys reading, hanging out with friends, and churning ice cream.
All-State sponsor: Cherokee Nation

Mikayla Stewart

Edmond North High School

Stewart is an Oklahoma State Regents Academic Scholar, a class valedictorian with distinction, and is in the top 5 percent of her class of over 600 students. She is a member of Student Council, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes leadership team, National Honor Society, the HOPE Center Teen Board, and the tennis team. She is a 2022 Tennis 6A State Champion and two-time 1st Team All-Conference player. Stewart enjoys hanging out with friends, going to church, reading, and playing guitar in her free time. She plans to attend Oklahoma State University, majoring in pre-health.
All-State sponsor: Bruce and Sheryl Benbrook, The Stock Exchange Bank