May 25, 2024


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Student-athletes honored at Exchange Club banquet


Connor Strudwick and Korin Whitcomb were selected as the Outstanding Athletes of the Year for Sturgis High School on Thursday.

Connor Strudwick and Korin Whitcomb were chosen as the Fantastic Athletes of the Calendar year for Sturgis Large School on Thursday.

Korin Whitcomb and Connor Strudwick have been named at the Remarkable Athletes of the Year for Sturgis Large Faculty on Thursday evening. The duo were being honored, together with numerous other senior pupil-athletes for Sturgis, at the 99th once-a-year Exchange Club All Sports activities Banquet.

The occasion was held at the Sturges-Youthful Middle for the Arts.

Sturgis Athletic Director Andy Hatt was the grasp of ceremonies for the evening.

Whitcomb will be continuing her track and field job with Michigan Condition College. Strudwick will continue his soccer actively playing vocation as a favored walk-on at the University of Tulsa.

Chance Stewart, latest varsity football mentor and 2014 graduate who was also named Fantastic Athlete of the Calendar year, was the visitor speaker at the event. He spoke to individuals in attendance of accountability and staying inclined to hear. He presented advice to the seniors in the home to be serious with men and women and be prepared to do the difficult things in everyday living since adversity is widespread.

There ended up only two three-activity athletes regarded. This demanded participating in a activity in all three seasons during their four yrs of superior faculty. Whitcomb and Matt Toner had been regarded for this award.

Toner, prior to the celebration acquiring commenced, also been given a exclusive honor. He was formally provided his acceptance to the United States Navy Academy West Issue, which carries a major emphasis on schooling.

Toner was then one of 10 Trojans identified as Scholar-Athlete award winners. Demands for this recognition carry at minimum a 3. GPA and six varsity letters through their time at Sturgis. Those people honored, alongside with Toner and Whitcomb, were being Annabella Bressler, Charles Frost, Hayden Goodman, Juliette Schroeder, Katie Strawser, Strudwick, Tina Tran and Matt Wynes.

Jeff Mohney of Ayres-Oak Insurance was also in attendance. He handed out the Harry Paul Memorial Scholarship awards, which had been $500 just about every to a college or university-sure 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 next for Superb Athletes of the 12 months had been Strawser and Toner. Schroeder and Wynes ended up chosen 3rd in voting for the awards.

This report initially appeared on Sturgis Journal: Student-athletes honored at Exchange Club banquet


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