Lusk Albertson has awarded one of four “LAunch Scholarships” for 2019 to Theodore Roosevelt High School senior Jake Baker.
This fall, Jake Baker will attend Wayne State University to study mechanical engineering and music. Baker, his class Valedictorian, has demonstrated leadership throughout his time at Roosevelt High including serving a class president, co-captain of the cross-country team and a member of the varsity golf team, varsity swim team and the National Honor Society. An accomplished musician, he is the first trumpet player in the school’s symphony band and participant in jazz band, marching band, concert band, and a soprano cornet player in the Motor City Youth Brass Band. Baker even compiled a five-piece brass band ensemble to play for residents at a local nursing home.