August 2017- Eli Smith


Eli Smith is a 2017 graduate of Kempner High School in Sugar Land, Texas. Eli played for four years on the Kempner Cougar Baseball Team as an outfielder. He has enjoyed playing the sport since the second grade.

While at Kempner, Eli was involved in the Academic Decathlon, Student Voice Advisory Network and Math Club. Smith, is also a National Merit Finalist.

Outside of baseball and school, Eli is active in his youth group at church where he plays guitar in Praise Band. He is also an Eagle Scout.   As one of his Eagle Scout projects, Smith built a picnic table for the concessions area at The Cougar Den baseball field at Kempner High.

Eli will attend Rice University, majoring in Applied Mathematics.  His career goal is to become an Actuary.

Eli has enjoyed his time at Kempner High School and would like to thank his coaches, teachers and guidance counselor for their support both on and off the field during his four years at Kempner High School.