Owen Jelinek, a senior at Lodi High School, is one of 32 students - 16 girls and 16 boys - in the state of Wisconsin to be named a WIAA Scholar Athlete. Thirty-two senior students attending Wisconsin public and private high schools are named winners of the WIAA Scholar Athlete Award annually, presented by the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. The program honors scholastic and athletic excellence. Jelinek plays football, basketball, and runs track and was a member of the State championship football team in 2017 and a member of the State runner up track team in 2018. He is also an outstanding academic student taking nearly every advanced class Lodi has to offer
Jelinek is Lodi’s fourth WIAA Scholar Athlete in the past five years and seventh overall.