Profile: Jake Pietryga

Shruthi Kumar

Omaha World-Herald Explorer

Jake Pietryga has many thoughts about positivity and goodness in the world.

This junior at Gross Catholic High School sings in the choir, writes songs, plays football, runs track and likes to go to concerts with his friends. Last year, as a sophomore, Pietryga won the Spirit Scholar award, which is given to the most positive and uplifting student.

“I believe that everything is good, and anyone can do anything, and I want to prove that,” he explains.

Jake is an optimistic person who sees the good in people and wants to prove that goodness exists in the world. He aspires to prove that anything is possible.

That quality is something many people aspire to have, and Jake has tried to master it.


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