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Week of February 4

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 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 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


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



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 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 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 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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