Korin Whitcomb and Connor Strudwick ended up named at the Exceptional Athletes of the Year for Sturgis Higher Faculty on Thursday evening. The duo have been honored, together with various other senior pupil-athletes for Sturgis, at the 99th yearly Trade Club All Athletics Banquet.
The function was held at the Sturges-Younger Center for the Arts.
Sturgis Athletic Director Andy Hatt was the grasp of ceremonies for the evening.
Whitcomb will be continuing her keep track of and subject career with Michigan State University. Strudwick will proceed his soccer playing occupation as a chosen stroll-on at the University of Tulsa.
Possibility Stewart, present varsity football mentor and 2014 graduate who was also named Outstanding Athlete of the Year, was the guest speaker at the celebration. He spoke to individuals in attendance of accountability and being ready to hear. He supplied advice to the seniors in the room to be serious with people today and be prepared to do the really hard factors in daily life mainly because adversity is widespread.
There were only two a few-activity athletes regarded. This required actively playing a activity in all three seasons throughout their 4 years of substantial faculty. Whitcomb and Matt Toner have been regarded for this award.
Toner, prior to the event getting began, also obtained a exclusive honor. He was officially supplied his acceptance to the United States Army Academy West Level, which carries a significant emphasis on education and learning.
Toner was then just one of 10 Trojans acknowledged as Scholar-Athlete award winners. Needs for this recognition have at minimum a 3. GPA and 6 varsity letters for the duration of their time at Sturgis. Those people honored, along with Toner and Whitcomb, had been Annabella Bressler, Charles Frost, Hayden Goodman, Juliette Schroeder, Katie Strawser, Strudwick, Tina Tran and Matt Wynes.
Jeff Mohney of Ayres-Oak Insurance policy was also in attendance. He handed out the Harry Paul Memorial Scholarship awards, which had been $500 each to a higher education-bound senior that was appointed by a coach for the award and carried at the very least a 3. GPA. Toner and Schroeder had been picked for the award.
Ending second for Outstanding Athletes of the Year had been Strawser and Toner. Schroeder and Wynes had been picked third in voting for the awards.
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