Today Triton High School honors the accomplishments and birthday of senior Jared Bules. Jared is the son of Jeremy and Tina Bules of Bourbon. Jared plans to attend college this fall but is currently undecided as to where and what he will major in. As a student-athlete, Jared played tennis for four seasons, basketball for four seasons, and ran track his junior year.
Photos by Trent Barnhart
Q&A with Jared
Do you have any siblings? Yes, I am the oldest of Jaelyn, Jenna, Jillian, and Jada.
What awards did you earn during high school? I played Varsity Tennis for four seasons. In my sophomore year, Tyler Heckaman and I were the #2 Doubles Hoosier North Athletic Conference Champs. Coach Peckham named me most improved. In my junior year, I made the Academic All-Conference list. In my senior season, I was named team MVP, my team tied North Judson for Co-Conference Champs, Tyler Heckaman and I were the #1 Doubles Conference Champs, and I made the Academic All-Conference list. I played basketball for four seasons. As a sophomore, I received a varsity letter and the team's defense award. In my junior year, I received a varsity letter, the defense award, and made the Academic All-Conference list. In my senior year, I received a varsity letter and was named Mr. Defense. I also ran track my junior year. I was named team MVP and made the Academic All-Conference list.
What clubs or activities do you participate in outside of sports? National Honor Society 2 years, Spirit Club 1 year
Who were your role models growing up? Who inspires you today? My family has been my role model. They've helped make me a good person.
What do you consider your biggest life accomplishment so far? My biggest accomplishment was playing varsity sports and being an asset to the team.
What impressions do you hope you've made as a scholar, athlete, and/or member of the community? I hope I have left the impression of being a good student-athlete and working hard in whatever I have done in my high school career.
Do you have any special talents? Video games
What's something interesting that most people don't know about you? I like to play strategic board games and I'm not on social media.
If you won an all-expenses-paid trip to anywhere in the world, where would you go? The Caribbean
If you had 2 hours every week to do anything you wanted, what would it be and why? I would play video games because it's my escape from the world.
Is there anyone you would like to thank or give a shoutout to? My family, friends, teachers, and coaches
Anything else you would like to share about yourself, your class, hopes, dreams..... ? nope
▶︎ Sport to play: tennis
▶︎ Sport to watch: basketball
▶︎ Food: anything my grandma makes
▶︎ Time of day: evening, just before sundown
▶︎ Movie: Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
▶︎ TV or online show: The Blacklist
▶︎ Genre of music: country
▶︎ Subject in school: History
▶︎ Dream Job: big sports agent