Stone, a National Merit Finalist and Valedictorian, was involved in numerous activities during high school and served in various leadership positions. He served as president of student council and an officer in National Honors Society and Mu Alpha Theta. While participating in mock trial, Stone’s team won the state championship in two consecutive years. At his church, Stone was actively involved in leadership in his youth group. During his senior year, Stone tutored students at an inner-city elementary school.