Jefferson high long distance runner Ryan Graf recently signed an NCAA binding letter of intent to attend the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.
Graf has been a member of Jefferson’s state champion track and field team for the past three seasons and has also participated in cross country for the Cougars. He was a member of Jefferson’s 2011 cross country team that won the Class AAA state championship.
Graf was nominated for appointment to the Air Force Academy by Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-West Virginia). He is the son of Michael and Diane Graf of Charles Town and has an older brother, Eric, who is enrolled at the University of Oklahoma where he is a long distance runner for the Sooners after graduating from Jefferson High 2012.