Korin Whitcomb and Connor Strudwick had been named at the Remarkable Athletes of the 12 months for Sturgis High College on Thursday evening. The duo have been honored, together with numerous other senior scholar-athletes for Sturgis, at the 99th once-a-year Trade Club All Sports Banquet.
The celebration was held at the Sturges-Younger Heart for the Arts.
Sturgis Athletic Director Andy Hatt was the grasp of ceremonies for the night.
Whitcomb will be continuing her track and field occupation with Michigan State University. Strudwick will proceed his football playing profession as a desired walk-on at the University of Tulsa.
Possibility Stewart, present varsity football mentor and 2014 graduate who was also named Exceptional Athlete of the Calendar year, was the guest speaker at the celebration. He spoke to those in attendance of accountability and staying ready to hear. He made available suggestions to the seniors in the space to be real with individuals and be ready to do the hard points in lifetime for the reason that adversity is popular.
There ended up only two 3-sport athletes identified. This essential taking part in a activity in all a few seasons for the duration of their four decades of substantial faculty. Whitcomb and Matt Toner have been recognized for this award.
Toner, prior to the event having started out, also gained a special honor. He was officially specified his acceptance to the United States Armed service Academy West Point, which carries a substantial emphasis on training.
Toner was then one of 10 Trojans regarded as Scholar-Athlete award winners. Demands for this recognition carry at least a 3. GPA and 6 varsity letters in the course of their time at Sturgis. Individuals honored, together with Toner and Whitcomb, have been Annabella Bressler, Charles Frost, Hayden Goodman, Juliette Schroeder, Katie Strawser, Strudwick, Tina Tran and Matt Wynes.
Jeff Mohney of Ayres-Oak Insurance plan was also in attendance. He handed out the Harry Paul Memorial Scholarship awards, which had been $500 each and every to a university-sure senior that was appointed by a mentor for the award and carried at the very least a 3. GPA. Toner and Schroeder ended up picked for the award.
Finishing 2nd for Excellent Athletes of the Calendar year had been Strawser and Toner. Schroeder and Wynes had been chosen 3rd in voting for the awards.
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