Bob Ask was a member of the first J-Hawk varsity football staff, serving from 1957 through 1981. His efforts produced three state championships, three state runner-ups, and eight MVC conference championships. The overall winning percentage of his teams during that quarter century was over 75%.
He served as Social Studies Department Chair and is in the Faculty Hall of Fame. Bob authored "High on a Hill" chronicling the initial 25 year history covering all facets of Jefferson High.