Scholar Athlete of the Week: Blackhawk Christian's Preston Rippe - Feb. 27

By Eric Dutkiewicz - 21Alive

February 28, 2014 Updated Feb 28, 2014 at 5:44 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) - The 21Alive/Parkview Sports Medicine Scholar Athlete of the Week for Feb. 27 is Blackhawk Christian High School junior Preston Rippe.

Rippe is member of the Braves' boys basketball team and member of his youth group that is preparing for an upcoming missions trip.

Rippe earns a 3.95 grade point average, and ranks 7th in the Blackhawk Christian class of 2015.

Rippe is undecided on a college so far, but would like to study engineering or pre-med.

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