Lamar High School graduate, Dave Hicks of Meridian, will soon sport a milk mustache for ads in USA Today, Sports Illustrated and ESPN magazine.
Hicks is one of only 25 winners of the scholar athlete milk mustache of the year award. There were 52,000 applications nationwide this year.
Hicks will also be honored at the White House as a presidential scholar later this month.
Hicks is one of an elite group of 141 students nationwide to receive that honor this year. He also scored a perfect 36 on the ACT college entrance exam.
Many will also remember hicks as a member of Newscenter 11's 2003 all-scholastic sports team.