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Academic All-Star: Ty Poole of Kittitas High School

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ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- Kittitas High School senior Ty Poole earned all-state accolades in football. He is a first-team running back and second-team defensive back. Poole is a determined student-athlete.

"Really just the will to get better. I always like to do the best I can at everything I do. It just makes me feel good, I guess, as a person", Poole said.

"Amazing determination, amazing attitude, an outlook on life. Anything they put their mind to, they're going to be successful," Kittitas principal Chris Brauer added.

Poole is attending his second year as a running start student at Central Washington University. He has high aspirations in the field of law.

"I did my senior project on job-shadowing a prosecutor, and it just really interests me. I enjoyed it," Poole said.

"I would say their leadership ability. They're amazing student-athletes. Peers look up to them. Tremendous work ethic," Brauer added.

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