Daniel Russell, 17, is the son of Lee and Lynn Russell.

Daniel is a senior at Newcomerstown High School. He holds a 3.85 grade point average and is a three-year scholar winner. He is a member of the National Honor Society. He is an Eagle Scout and member of the Order of the Arrow. He has attended National Youth Leadership Training through the Boy Scouts of America; attended Rotary Youth Leadership, sponsored by the Newcomerstown Rotary; attended Buckeye Boys State, sponsored by American Legion Post 431.

Daniel is Senior Patrol Leader of Boy Scout Troop 424 and Captain of the NHS Academic Quiz Bowl Team. He is a member of the Lions' Leo Club and Rotary Interact Club. He is employed at River Greens Golf Course.

He is a two-year varsity letter winner in football and a 1-year varsity letter winner in track.

Daniel plans on attending The Ohio State University majoring in turf-grass management.