Northmont Superintendent Tony Thomas (left), Cameron Rucker and University of Dayton President Eric Spina. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Northmont senior defensive back lands scholarship to Dayton

Northmont High School senior Cameron Rucker recently was awarded by the W.S. McIntosh Leadership Award committee, which includes a full scholarship to the University of Dayton.

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Rucker will play football for the Flyers. A 5-foot-11, 153-pound defensive back, Rucker had 36 solo tackles, 23 assists, two interceptions and two sacks for the Thunderbolts (8-3) last season.

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He has a 3.946 GPA and has scored 25 on the ACT. He will pursue a mechanical engineering degree at UD and also will serve a four-year internship with the City of Dayton.

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