|High School:||Chautauqua Lake|
2011-12: Finished 10th in the pole vault (season-best 15-3.50) at the MAC Indoor Championships. Also competed in the heptathlon at the MAC indoor meet with a top finish of fourth place in the long jump (20-11.75). Did not compete during the outdoor season.
High School: Captained two seasons at Chautauqua Lake High School for coaches Ed Holton and Cal Cederquist. Won the Division II pole vault and finished third overall at the 2011 New York State Outdoor Championships. Set school pole vault record of 15 feet. Also played soccer, football, wrestling and volleyball for the Thunderbirds.
Personal: Born June 17, 1993. Son of Bryan and Sandy Howard. Has one brother (Trent) and one sister (Logan). Favorite athlete is Sergey Bubka. Majoring in computer engineering.