The Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation recently named Akeem Adesiji as the recipient of the organization's $10,000 High School Hockey Scholarship.

The Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation recently named Akeem Adesiji as the recipient of the organization's $10,000 High School Hockey Scholarship.

Adesiji, a senior at Whetstone High School, has played hockey since age 10. He recently was named one of four recipients of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund/NHL academic scholarship, which is awarded annually to outstanding youth hockey players. After graduation, Adesiji plans to attend Ohio State University and major in environmental science.