Senior Spotlight: Franklin’s Colby Jester to Attend IUP

| May 29, 2020

With graduation ceremonies being affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic, Explore Your Town, Inc. and several area businesses have teamed up to help recognize local high school seniors. Today’s featured graduating senior is Colby Jester.

Name: Colby Jester
School: Franklin Area High School
Hometown: Clintonville
Parents: Brad and Trisha Jester

Tell us about yourself: Graduating from Franklin High School, enrolled to attend IUP in the fall. Currently in the undecided program.

Activities: Track

Awards: High Honors

Favorite teacher: Mr. Knox

Favorite subject: Art

Favorite memories from school: Friends

Future plans: Attending IUP

Advice for future students: Don’t fail

Pets: Dogs – Lacey & Oreo

Favorite bands: Jack White

Favorite movies: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Is cereal soup? Why or why not? No, it’s cereal. It’s cold.

Toilet paper, over or under? Over

Thank you’s: Mom & Dad, all of my teachers and friends


Each student who is interested in participating will be featured within an article that will be posted on The article will feature information about the student and a photo.

Students must be from a school within Clarion, Forest, Jefferson, or Venango Counties to be included.

Students who would like to be featured can sign up here.

Participating students will be registered to win a prize pack that includes gift certificates to local restaurants.

The following local sponsors have contributed to help make this campaign possible:

Barrow-Civic Theatre

Extreme Machine Fabricating

Matt Higgins

Eric Shick

Trails End Restaurant

UPMC Urgent Care – Clarion

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