The 5-foot-10, 140-pound senior won his third consecutive Class 6A individual state championship this past season with a time of 15:26.52, leading the Patriots to the state title as a team. The state’s returning Gatorade Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year, Stone also won the Chickasaw Trails Invitational, the Husky Challenge and the Section 3 championship. He placed 13th at the Foot Locker South Regional championships.
Stone has maintained a 4.33 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to compete in cross country and track and field on scholarship at Lee University this fall.
A devoted member of his church youth group and a talented musician, Stone has volunteered locally on behalf of a food pantry, the Beta Club, the Key Club and the Bell Center for Early Intervention Programs.