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Scholar Athletes

 

May 16

MAURA BELDING - Crestview

 

Maura competes in soccer and track for the Rebels. She earned 1st Team All-District honors in soccer. Maura was the team's Offensive Player of the Year in 2015 and it's Defensive Player of the Year this year. In track, she is the school record holder in the 100 and 400 meter runs. Maura has a 3.947 GPA and his a member of National Honor Society.

May 9

SPENCER DeSALVO - Crestview

Spencer is a 3-sport performer with the Rebels. He's a 4-year letter winner in football and wrestling and has acquired a number of awards in both sports. Spencer is a co-captain of the track team. He is also involved in student government and other extra-curricular organizations. The National Honor Society member is projected to be the senior class Valedictorian, carrying a perfect 4.0 GPA.

 

Week of May 2

QUINNLAN CROWE - Springfield Local

 

Quinnlan is a senior who competes in volleyball and track for the Tigers. She is involved in a long list of other extra-curricular and community service activities. Quinnlan has a perfect 4.0 GPA, has been on the National Honor Roll every year, and is Valedictorian of her class.

 

Week of April 25

JUSTICE RICHARDSON - Warren Harding

 

Justice is a 3.8 Honor Roll and National Honor Society student. She has already accepted a full scholarship to Syracuse University. She excels in track. Justice is the defending State Champion in the 100-meter dash.

 

Week of April 18

RAVEN WATSON - Liberty

 

Raven competes in 3 sports for the Leopards while maintaining a 3.741 GPA. She is a member of National Honor Society. Raven's classes include college credit Advanced English, Spanish IV, Physics, and Trigonometry. She is a multiple letter winner in softball, bowling, and volleyball.

 

Week of April 11

ANDREW VARGA - Brookfield

 

Andrew is the captain of this year's Track & Field team. The senior is called a "workhorse" for this year's team. He was part of the 4-by-200 relay team which was a Regional qualifier last season. Andrew has compiled a long list of academic achievements to complement a number of other extra-curricular and community activities. He has a perfect 4.0 GPA.

 

Week of April 4

BRYCE McKENZIE - Beaver Local

 

Bryce is on the way to winning his 4th varsity letter in baseball. He's earned 3 each in basketball and football. Bryce is a member of National Honor Society as his 4.031 GPA would suggest.  He's Vice-President of his senior class and has been involved in a number of other extra-curricular and service activities.

 

Week of March 21

JOSH LIBERATI - David Anderson (Lisbon)

 

Josh is a 3-sports standout for  the Blue Devils. He achieved All-State honors in his senior season in football and basketball. Josh is entering his final campaign in track in which he will be a 4-time varsity letter winner. He's also won number academic awards and has a 3.94 GPA.

 

Week of March 14

AMBER McMILLAN - Boardman

 

Amber has been a 2-year starter on the Spartans' volleyball and basketball teams. Her GPA is 3.857. Amber is a member of Italian Club and is involved in a number of volunteer activities at the high school and in the community.

 

Week of February 29

JAKE CLARK - United Local

 

Jake is a junior who has won 3 varsity letters in football and basketball. He averaged over 22 points per game for the Golden Eagles hoops squad this season. He already has over 1,000 career points. In the classroom, Jake has produced a 3.634 GPA while taking a number of advanced classes. He also volunteers for a 7th and 8th grade student mentoring program.

 

Week of February 22

JOSH ZMUDA - Sebring McKinley

 

Josh is on target to finish his high school career with 12 varsity letters. He has served as captain of the Trojans' football, basketball, and baseball teams. Josh is a member of National Honor Society. He currently ranks 5th in Sebring's senior class with a 3.7 GPA.

 

Week of February 15

NICK KOKEN - Cardinal Mooney

Nick is a senior with a 4.45 GPA which he has been able to compile due to his performance in advanced an honors courses throughout his high school years. He's a 1st Team All-Midwest Region and All-State performer in soccer, starting all 4 years for the Cardinals as he is doing in basketball where he plays point guard and where, like in soccer, he is a team captain.

Week of February 8

AMY MIKULICH - Liberty

Amy is a highly accomplished senior who completes in 4 varsity sports:  volleyball, basketball, softball, and track. She has already earned 11 varsity letters. Amy's classroom work has put her on the Honor Roll for 4 straight years, posting a 3.86 GPA while taking a variety of advanced classes.

 

Week of February 1

JAKE FORD - Springfield Local

 

Jake, a junior, has a perfect 4.0 GPA while participating in football and basketball for the Tigers. He'll soon be inducted into National Honor Society. Jake's other activities include Science Club and Spanish Club plus volunteer work for the Optimists Club.

 

Week of January 18

 MORGAN WEINREBER - Liberty

 

Morgan is a junior at Liberty where he as excelled in wrestling in which he has already won 2 varsity letters. He participates in Marching Band and is involved in several community activities. Morgan is in several honors classes and maintains a perfect 4.0 GPA.

 

Week of January 11

BRIAN HINER - Brookfield

 

Brian, a junior, competes in 4 sports for the Warriors, football, basketball, baseball, and golf. He serves on Student Council, has been named Student of the Year in both Spanish and History. Brian's GPA is 3.8.

 

Week of January 4

GRAHAM MINCHER - Springfield Local

Graham is a 3-time letter winner in football and basketball and will soon be entering his second year of competition in track for the Tigers. He is a member of National Honor Society thanks to a 3.948 GPA. He participates in the school's Science Club and is also involved in church related activities.

 

Week of December 14

LUCAS WIESEN - Liberty

Lucas participates on the Leopards' bowling and baseball teams. He is also part of Liberty's marching band. Lucas has a 3.885 GPA as he approaches the halfway mark of his junior year. His curriculum includes advanced classes in English, chemistry, and calculus.

 

Week of December 7

CAITLIN KANE - Struthers

 

Caitlin is a 4-year letter winner in volleyball and has 3 varsity letters in basketball heading into her senior season. She currently ranks 6th in her graduating class with a GPA of 3.952. She takes part in numerous community activities as well.

 

Week of November 30

MASON MANGAPORA - Canfield

Outstanding performance in honors and A.P. classes have contributed to Mason's 4.2 GPA. He's already scored 33 on his ACT. He's an officer in National Honor Society, participates in Young Leaders and Key Club, and does volunteer work in the community. Mason is on target to get his 3rd varsity letter in both basketball and track in his senior seasons.

 

Week of November 23

NO AWARD DUE TO THANKSGIVING

 

Week of November 16

KATIE PLATT - Boardman

Katie is a 4.0 student who was a key performer on the Spartans' volleyball team which posted a 20-5 record this season. She's also a 3-year letter winner in basketball. Katie serves as Secretary for the Boardman chapter of National Honor Society and is involved in several community activities.

 

Week of November 9

LAUREN BEECH - United Local

 

Lauren is a 3-sport performer at United, competing in soccer, basketball, and track. She's active in many other extra-curricular activities, is a member of National Honor Society, and ranks 7th in the senior class with a 3.804 GPA.

 

Week of November 2

LUKE CLARK - Sebring McKinley

 

Luke is the sophomore class President and ranks #1 in his class with a 4.0 GPA. He is also the captain of the Trojans' cross country team and set a school record in this year's Youngstown Suburban League Meet.

 

Week of October 26

BRIAN BENYO - Western Reserve

 

Brian is a 3-year starter of the Blue Devils football team. He's involved in several other activities including 4-H Club and serving as a chapter President in National Honor Society. He has a 4.0 GPA.

Week of October 19

ALLYSON CRAYS - Warren Harding

 

Allyson is a leading performer on the Harding volleyball team and participates in track as well. She is the current Valedictorian of the senior class, carrying a 4.0 GPA. Allyson is a member of National Honor Society and is involved in student government and Relay for Life.

 

Week of October 12

ALLIE ADLER - Liberty

Allie is a 4-time letter winner in volleyball and has been the team captain for the past 2 seasons. She has also won 2 letters in softball. Allie is a member of National Honor Society, is on the staff of the school yearbook and school newspaper and has served with student government as a junior and a senior. Allie's GPA is 3.894.

 

Week of October 5

LUCY BAER - Crestview

 

Lucy is a 4-year letter winner in soccer and has won 2 varsity letters in track. She earned an academic letter as a sophomore and added an academic pin as a junior. Lucy has been an Honor Roll student with straight A's throughout high school, so she has a perfect 4.0 GPA.

 

Week of September 28

ALENA LIMPEROS - Warren Harding

Alena is a 4-year letter winner in soccer. She captained this season's Harding team. In the classroom, she posts a 4.2 GPA and ranks 6th in the Senior Class. She is Vice-President in National Honor Society which involves her in many community functions. Her other extra-curricular activities include involvement in several school music groups. To top it off, Alena also serves as the Raiders mascot!

 

Week of September 21

DYLAN GARVER - Poland

 

Dylan is an Academic All-State track & field performer for the Bulldogs and will be a 4-time letter winner for them. He's working on his 3rd varsity letter in football. He had 5 interceptions, rushed for almost 700 yards, and scored 9 touchdowns in the first 4 games of the season. Dylan has accomplished all that while producing a 3.9 GPA.

 

Week of September 14 

EMMA HARTSHORN - Canfield

 

Emma is a senior at Canfield. She has a 4.089 GPA. Emma is a member of National Honor Society, Key Club, Y-Teams, serves on Student Council, and participates in school plays. She is captain of the Cardinals' volleyball team for which she serves as captain. Emma earned 2nd Team All-District and All-Conference honors in both her sophomore and junior seasons.

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