By Dupé Aleru|June 4, 2011|11:34 a.m.
Beverly Hills High School senior Jacob Nierob, was the recipient of the “Superintendent’s Award” in a ceremony hosted by the Olympic Chapter of the California Association of Regional Occupational Centers and Programs (ROCP) at Cerritos College.
Nierob earned the highest score out of a total of 40,000 eligible students representing Los Angeles County ROP. In addition, Nierob joined other Student Award winners, representing the most outstanding students out of over of 120,000 students served by the ten Olympic Chapter ROCP’s.
Furthermore, Nierob was recently awarded the gold medal in the Los Angeles County Regional Occupational Program (ROP) Outstanding Student Recognition Competition at a ceremony that took place in May.
Participating in an interview and work product presentation process, Nierob was asked a series of questions simulating those in an employment interview. In addition, he was asked to perform a five-minute work product demonstration of his work from his Sports Marketing ROP class taught by
Steve Rappaport. Last, he was required to complete a job application, résumé and personal statement on how his ROP class will help him in the future.
The Courier congratulates Nierob on his acceptance for an Academic Merit Scholarship from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor which he will be attending in the Fall—Sports Management program.