High school athlete of year nominees

Boys

WARREN G. HARDING

¯ NOMINEE: Tavish Burd

¯ PARENTS: Thomas and Amy Burd

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Golf, Tennis and Bowling

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: First-Team All-Conference in golf, First-Team All-Conference in Bowling, Player of the Year for Bowling

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Cincinnati Bearcats

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Going to state with the bowling team

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Band, Mascot, Key Club, Relay for Life, National Honors Society, Interact Club, Blood Drive Liaison

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: Will graduate with Summa Cum Laude Honors (4.2 GPA)

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Will attend the University of Cincinnati for astronomy and astrophysics

JOHN F. KENNEDY

¯ NOMINEE: Hyland Burton

¯ PARENTS: Monique Davis

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Football and Basketball

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: All-District, All-Region, All-State Honorable Mention, All-North Coast League

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Ohio State and All-Cleveland Sports

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Winning a state title in football

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Playing Fortnite and watching Fortnite videos

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attending Lake Erie College to play football and major in biology

HOWLAND

¯ NOMINEE: Connor Tamarkin

¯ PARENTS: Bruce and Kelly Tamarkin

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Golf, Basketball and Tennis

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: First-Team All-Conference, First-Team All-Northeast Ohio, Special Mention All-Ohio, AAC Red Tier Player of the Year, won five varsity letters

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Cleveland Browns

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Making a hole in one at Mill Creek Golf Course during a match against Boardman

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Snowboarding, Skiing, Fishing and Traveling

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: 3.9 GPA, National Honors Society, Academic Awards and Honor Roll

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attending the University of Florida to pursue a degree in business

LAKEVIEW

¯ NOMINEE: Zach Rogers

¯ PARENTS: George and Denise Rogers

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Football and Track and Field

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Conference Player of the Year, First-Team All-Conference in football, Academic All-Ohio, Third-Team All-State (Football), First-Team All-County, Co-Offensive Player of the Year for Trumbull County, Big 22 Nominee, Six varsity letters won

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Pittsburgh Steelers

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Beating Poland at Poland

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Ski Club, National Honors Society, Youth Ministry at St. Roberts

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: 3.85 GPA, Earned 31 college credits, National Honor Society

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Grove City College to play football while majoring in enterprising and business

CHAMPION

¯ NOMINEE: Drake Batcho

¯ PARENTS: Joe and Toni Batcho

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Basketball and Baseball

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Baseball: Four-year letter winner for, First-Team All-Conference (10th), Second-Team All-Northeast Ohio (10th), First-Team All-Conference (11th), First-Team All-Northeast Ohio (11th), Second-Team All-Ohio (11th), 2017 Diamond King winner2017 PBR Ohio Division III Player of the Year winner. Basketball: three-year letter winner, Second-Team All-Conference (10th), Second-Team Trumbull County (10th), First-Team All-Conference (11th), Second-Team Trumbull County (11th), First-Team All-Conference (12th), County Co-Player of the Year, First-Team All-County (12th), First-Team All-NEO Inland (12th), Third-Team All-State (12th). Seventh 1,000-point scorer in Champion history.

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Cincinnati Bearcats, All-Cleveland Sports

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Pitching for the Division III State Championship and scoring 1,000 points in basketball.

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Golfing, hunting, fishing, hanging with friends and family

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: Four-year honor roll student, four-year scholar athlete, four-year academic letter recipient, West Point Leadership Award

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attending the University of Cincinnati on a full baseball scholarship

LaBRAE

¯ NOMINEE: Logan Kiser

¯ PARENTS: Chad and Kim Kiser

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Golf, Basketball and Baseball

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Won eight letters. Basketball: AAC Blue Tier player of the year, Trumbull County Player of the Year for basketball, All-State Honorbale Mention

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Cleveland Cavaliers

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Winning the basketball district championship his senior season

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Fishing, German Club, Letterman’s Club, O.S.I.A.C.

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: 3.0 GPA

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attending Kent State to major in criminal justice

NILES

¯ NOMINEE: Marco DeFalco

¯ PARENTS: John and Kathy DeFalco

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Golf and Baseball

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: First-Team All-AAC White Tier in golf

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Ohio State, Cleveland Indians, New England Patriots

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Winning the AAC White Tier three straight times in baseball

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Fishing

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: 3.5 GPA

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attending Youngstown State to play baseball and to study education

LIBERTY

¯ NOMINEE: Dra Rushton

¯ PARENTS: Deondrer Watkins

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Football and basketball

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: First-Team All-Conference in football, All-Ohio in 2017 for football, Trumbull County Player of the Year for football in 2017, Honorable Mention All-Conference for football (ninth), Second-Team All-Conference in basketball (12th), 1,000-point scorer in basketball, Big 22 nominee in 11th and 12th

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Florida Gators and Cleveland Browns

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Beating Girard after trailing by 14 points to earn a playoff spot in 2017

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attending Youngstown State to play football and major in business

GIRARD

¯ NOMINEE: Michael Belcik

¯ PARENTS: Ben and Lisa Belcik

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Football, Wrestling and Track

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Big 22 nominee, Lamancusa Most Determined Wrestler, National Scholar Athlete, All-District in football, All-AAC in football, Ohio North-South All-Star, 100-win wrestler, TCCA Player of the Year nominee, First-Team All-State in football, State Qualifier in track, First Place at the Metteucci Wrestling Tournament, All-Conference in wrestling

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Cleveland Browns

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Beating Lakeview in his playoff game while scoring three touchdowns

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Running and working out

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: 3.4 GPA, Honor Roll

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attending Youngstown State to play football

HUBBARD

¯ NOMINEE: Nick Ferrara

¯ PARENTS: Mark and Amy Ferrara

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Basketball and Baseball

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Seven letters, Second-Team All-Conference on basketball, Nominated for Trumbull County Player of the Year in basketball, Defensive player of the year for Hubbard

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Pitching 5 2/3 innings at Progressive Field to Elyria Catholic who was No. 1 in the state

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Bowling, Golf, ATV Riding, Ecology Club, French Club, Art Club

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: 3.4 GPA, Rotary Student of the Month, two-year academic letter winner

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attending the University of Akron

BROOKFIELD

¯ NOMINEE: Alex Clark

¯ PARENTS: Randy and Amy Clark

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Football and Track

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: First-Team All-Northeast Ohio, Third-Team All-State, First-Team All-Conference, Trumbull County Offensive Player of the Year in football

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Ohio State

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Playing in the playoffs his sophomore year

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Working out, playing video games and hanging out with friends

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: 3.16 GPA

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attending Walsh University while majoring in accounting

MATHEWS

¯ NOMINEE: Max Schubert

¯ PARENTS: Tim and Deanna Schubert

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Soccer and Track

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Soccer: First-Team All-County, Second-Team All-District, All-League Honorable Mention and All-Academic team

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Columbus Crew

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Scoring a goal alongside my teammate, Emily Strama, in our last tournament game

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: National Honors Society, Student Council, “The Herd” volunteer group

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: 3.91 GPA, third in class, OHSAA Scholar Athlete Award, Honors Diploma, four-year conference all-academic team

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attending Bowling Green State University

CHALKER

¯ NOMINEE: Logan Rhodes

¯ PARENTS: Robert and Julie Roberts

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Football and Baseball

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Rookie of the Year (Football & Baseball), All-County in football, All-Conference in football, Second-Team All-Conference in baseball, Chalker lineman of the year, MVP in both sports for Chalker, Honorable Mention (in baseball)

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Ohio State Buckeyes, and New England Patriots

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Having a strip-sack fumble and then scoring two plays later on offense as a fullback against Leetonia

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Umpring youth baseball, weightlifting, riding fourwheelers, volunteering

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: President of National Honors Society, Vice President of Senior Class, Ranked 13th in class

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attending Kent State-Trumbull for an associate’s in business administrattion

LORDSTOWN

¯ NOMINEE: Dominic D’Amico

¯ PARENTS: Dean and Heather D’Amico

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Soccer, Indoor Track and Outdoor Track

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: 12 Varsity letters, All-Conference in soccer, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, 2018 Conference champ in the 100-, 200-, 400-meter dashes and long jump

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Plans to pursue a career in nursing

BLOOMFIELD

¯ NOMINEE: Cameron Parke

¯ PARENTS: Bryan and Erika Spuhler

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Soccer and Basketball

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Soccer MVP, Basketball MVP, All-Conference Honorable Mention in basketball and soccer, 2018 basektball player of the year nominee, two OHSAA Scholar Athlete awards

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Ohio State Football, Cleveland Cavaliers

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Anytime they won a basketball game. They won three games in six years in the program. Also anytime he hit a buzzer-beater.

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: National Honors Society, Senior Class President, Army ROTC, Academic Clubs, Drama Club, Christian Youth Leader

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: 3.6 GPA, US Army Scholar-Athlete Award, Honor Roll

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attending Bowling Green State University on an Army ROTC scholarship and will major in business marketing

MINERAL RIDGE

¯ NOMINEE: Jarred Miller

¯ PARENTS: Stephanie Miller

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Football, Basketball and Track

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Four-year letter winner, Second-Team All-County, All-Conference, All-District (Track), All-Region (Track), All-County (Track), State Qualifier in track

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: A 90-yard pick-6 against McDonald in his sophomore year

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Hiking and going on adventures

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: Beta pin for Spanish II

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attending Westminster College while majoring in Criminal Justice and continuing athletic career

JACKSON-MILTON

¯ NOMINEE: Sebastian Lay

¯ PARENTS: Lance Lay

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Football, Basketball and Baseball

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Second-team All-Conference in football, Second-team All-ITCL (10th), First-Team All-ITCL (11th) and Honorable Mention All-State (11th)

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Playing sports with his brother

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Playing sports

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: Honor Roll his freshmen year

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attending Owens Community College

WINDHAM

¯ NOMINEE: Tim Murton

¯ PARENTS: Lisa and John Murton

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Football and Track

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Football: First-Team All-Conference, FIrst-Team All-Northeast Inland, First-Team All-State at Division VII, six letters

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Pittsburgh Steelers

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Scoring a touchdown on Senior night

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Band, Acapella Choir, Quiz Bowl and National Honors Scoiety

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: 4.0 GPA, Valedictorian, President’s Award for academic excellence all four years

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attending Hiram College to play football

PYMATUNING VALLEY

¯ NOMINEE: Gaige Willis

¯ PARENTS: Christian Haynes and Sean Willis

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Football and Wrestling

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: All-Conference, All-County, All-District, First-Team All-State all in football. Four-time state wrestler, state runner-up as sophomore, state champ in wrestling. Four-year letter winner in football. Team MVP in football

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Ohio State Football, Dallas Cowboys

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Winning his second state championship in wrestling

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Playing Fortnite on PS4

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: 3.0 GPA

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attending Edinboro to play football and wrestling

Girls

WARREN G. HARDING

¯ NOMINEE: India Stovell

¯ PARENTS: Josie and Leicester Stovell Jr.

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Soccer and Softball

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: District team pick (Soccer) and Team MVP (Soccer)

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: University of Georgia Softball

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Hitting her first home run over the fence (ever) against Lakeside

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: HPAC, Interact Club, Marching Band, Symphonic Band and Hoyt Street Youth Department

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: Lettered in Academics (ninth, 10th, 11th) and graduating with honors diploma

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attend Bowling Green State University to major in Biology and minor in French

JOHN F. KENNEDY

¯ NOMINEE: Genie Orlosky

¯ PARENTS: Susan Orlosky and the late Mark Orlosky

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Soccer and Basketball

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Lettered all four years in soccer. Second-team North Coast League in 10th grade, Second-team North Coast League and Defender of the Year in 11th, and Defender of the Year, Captain, Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association, Academic Excellence-District Award and First-Team Trumbull County Small Schools in 12th. Lettered four years in basketball. Defensive player of the year in 10th, Academic Award in 11th. Captain, Nominated for Trumbull County Player of the Year, Honorable Mention All-County, Honorable Mention All-League and Academic Award in 12th. Three-time letter winner in softball. NCL second team in 11th and John Gillen Blue Pride Award. She also lettered in track in 10th.

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Ohio State Football and the Cleveland Cavaliers

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: League win over Garfield Heights Trinity, 37-35. She hit three out of four free throws with under a minute to go to win the game as she had nine points and seven rebounds

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Fishing, boating, hiking and biking. Student government, Key Club, Paws for a cause, Children’s choir, Relay for Life, American Heart Association Walk, Alta Behavioral Healthcare Auction

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: 3.91 GPA and National Honors Society

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Youngstown State University for Nursing

HOWLAND

¯ NOMINEE: Mackenzie Maze

¯ PARENTS: John and Kelly Maze

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Basketball and Softball

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Second team Northeast Ohio, First team all-league and all-state honorable mention in basketball. Four-year letter winner in softball.

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Ohio State Buckeyes and Cleveland Cavaliers

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Being in the district finals twice in her basketball career

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: Four-year academic letter winner and attended Buckeye Girls State. 3.67 GPA

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Will attend John Carroll University to study international business

LAKEVIEW

¯ NOMINEE: Annie Pavlansky

¯ PARENTS: Kate and Tom Pavlansky

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Volleyball, Basketball and Softball

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Basketball: First team All-AAC three times, second team All-Ohio in 2016, third team All-Ohio in 2018, All-Ohio Special Mention in 2017, 2016 Division II District Champions, Three-time Division II All-Northeast Ohio. Volleyball: 2014 second-team all-district, 2015 first team all-district, 2016 first team all-district, 2015 and 2016 AAC Red Tier champs, three-time All-AAC Red Tier. Lettered in softball (2018).

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Cleveland Cavaliers

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Winning the Division II District Basketball Championship

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Senior year ministry at St. Robert’s Church in Cortland

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: 3.9 GPA, 2016 National Honors Society inductee,

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Signed national letter of intent to play at Kent State. Will major in middle childhood education

CHAMPION

¯ NOMINEE: Megan Turner

¯ PARENTS: Brian and Christy Turner

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Softball and Basketball

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Basketball: Four-year letter winner, First team All-AAC (10th), Second team All-AAC (11th), Second team All-Trumbull County (10th, 11th), Honorable Mention All-District (ninth, 10th, 11th), Team MVP (10th), Nominee for Trumbull County Player of the Year. Softball: Four-year letter winner, All-AAC First team (ninth, 10th, 11th), All-District first team (ninth, 10th, 11th), All-Northeast Ohio (10th, 11th), All-NFCA North Region Second Team (10th, 11th), All-State First Team (11th), ASA/USA Ohio all-star selection (ninth), Team MVP (10th), WKBN Diamond King Winner (10th), School records for home runs and RBI, MaxPreps player of the week (11th).

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention, Department of Elderly Affairs, American Red Cross Blood Drive, Champion Athletic Club, Champion Basketball Boosters, Champion Teen Cares, Office Aide, Teacher’s Aide, National Honors Society.

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: Ranked sixth out of 119 students, took CCP classes senior year at Kent Trumbull, will go to college as sophomore. Four-year academic letter winner, Wendy’s High School Heisman School Winner, West Point Leadership award.

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Continuing academic and softball career at Kent State University. She will major in accounting.

LaBRAE

¯ NOMINEE: Alyssa Helmick

¯ PARENTS: Daniel and Jennifer Helmick

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Cross Country, Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Lettered and won team MVP in cross country her freshmen year, Four-year letter winner in track, track MVP in ninth, Sophomore year field MVP, Running MVP junior and senior year, OHSAA Award of Excellence for exemplary display of sportsmanship, ethics and integrity.

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Ohio State Football

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Mentoring junior high and underclassmen in hurdles and long jump

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Playing french horn in Stambaugh band for two years and Youngstown Symphony Youth Orchestra for a year, summer camp counselor

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: Sixth in class with 3.9 GPA, National Honors Society, three-time Viking of the month, Girls State Representative.

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Studying Physical Education, Health Intervention Specialist with a minor in coaching. Will continue track career

NEWTON FALLS

¯ NOMINEE: Isabelle Kline

¯ PARENTS: Kenneth and Tonya Kline

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Volleyball, Basketball, Track and Field

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Basketball – Trumbull County Coaches Association Player of the Year; Student Athlete of the Week; All-county first team; All-district first team; All-state first team; All-American Conference Player of the Year basketball. Volleyball – First team all league; First team all county; AAC Player of the Year; All state. Track – AAC and Trumbull County Champions; State champion (shot put), fourth place in discus, ninth place high jump

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Cleveland Cavaliers and Denver Broncos

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Winning the state championship in shot put

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Love to hang out with my friends, go to my siblings sporting events and play my ukulele

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: 3.47 GPA

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Full track scholarship to the University of Cincinnati

NILES

¯ NOMINEE: Halli Petillo

¯ PARENTS: Sam and Traci Petillo

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Soccer and Track

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: All-County First Team and All-District Honorable Mention in soccer. Girls Track MVP, 400m district champ in 2017.

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Cleveland Cavaliers

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Beating Howland for the first time ever to win the District Championship in soccer in 2016.

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Reading, skiing, and Students for the Environment Club

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: First in Class (Valedictorian) with 4.0 GPA, National Honors Society, Spanish Club and Honor Roll all throughout

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attend Ohio State University to major in biochemistry

LIBERTY

¯ NOMINEE: China Tate

¯ PARENTS: Margverite Gilchrist and Robert Seals

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Basketball and Track

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Team MVP in basketball, All-Conference in basketball, All-Conference in track.

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Louisville Women’s basketball team.

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Qualifying for the state track meet in 2018 with the 4x200m relay.

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Watching movies, spending time with family.

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: 3.50 GPA, Honor Roll student

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attend Westminster College and study sports management.

HUBBARD

¯ NOMINEE: Emma Wukelich

¯ PARENTS: Brian and Heather Wukelich

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Soccer and Softball

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Soccer: Second-Team All-District (2014), Second-Team All-District (2015), First-Team All-District and First-Team All-Conference (2016), First-Team All-District, First-Team All-Conference and Academic All-American (2017). Softball: All-Conference Honors (2015), First-Team All-District and First-Team All-Conference (2016), First-Team All-District, First-Team All-Conference and Scholar Athlete Award (2017), First-Team All-Conference, All-District Honorable Mention and Scholar Athlete Award (2018).

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Ohio State Buckeyes

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: When she played Lakeview in 2017. She made three diving catches and robbed a home run. Hubbard won the game and she recieved the game ball. The game was played in muddy conditions making her look like she had played in a pig pen as her teammates described her.

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: Graduated with 3.97 GPA as seventh in her class. She graduated with an honors diploma and was a member of the National Honors Society

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Will attend Youngstown State and will major in nursing

BROOKFIELD

¯ NOMINEE: Tori Sheehan

¯ PARENTS: Kevin and Kelly Sheehan

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Volleyball and Basketball

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Four-year letter winner in both volleyball and basketball. Three-year letter winner in softball. Volleyball: Second-Team All-Conference and Second-Team All-District (2016), First-Team All-Conference (2017). Basketball: Second-Team All-Conference and All-District Honorable Mention (2016), First-Team All-Conference and First-Team All County (2017), All-Conference, District All-Star, Third-Team Northeast Ohio Inland District (2018).

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Penn State University and Golden State Warriors

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Hitting two free throws her sophomore year to send Brookfield to districts.

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Exercising and spending time with family and friends

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: 2.89 GPA

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attending Thiel College to pursue an athletic career in volleyball and basketball

MATHEWS

¯ NOMINEE: Adrianna Jarvis

¯ PARENTS: Sharon and Gregory Jarvis

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Volleyball and Softball

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Volleyball: First-Team All-Conference and Third-Team All-State (2017), Softball: First-Team All-Conference and First-Team All-State (2018).

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Cleveland Indians

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Beating undefeated West Branch her sophomore year in the district semifinal game when she attended Hubbard

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Art/Drawing, Beach Volleyball, Attempting to golf, driving around listening to music, spending time with her friends

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: Conference Academic Award, 3.87 GPA, National Honors Society, Honors Diploma, Gold Cord Recipient.

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attend Youngstown State to major in biochemistry and to continue softball career on full scholarship.

MAPLEWOOD

¯ NOMINEE: Charlotte Crouch

¯ PARENTS: Bryan and Shane Crouch

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Cross Country and Track & Field

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: All-Ohio (Track & Indoor Track), All-Ohio Academic, Four-year varsity letter winner (Track and Cross Country)

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Cleveland Cavaliers

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: When the girls crashed the boys cross country team dinner before districts.

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: I.O.R.G., Ceramics, Band, Choir, and Yoga

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: National Honors Society, Honors Diploma, Academic Letter and Certificate, 3.5 GPA

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attend Youngstown State University

BADGER

¯ NOMINEE: Megan Miller

¯ PARENTS: Greg and Renee Miller

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Soccer and Track

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Four-year letter winner in both soccer and track. Soccer: First-Team All-District, First-Team All-County, First-Team All-Conference (2016), All-Conference Soccer Cup (2016, 2017), Coaches Award (2017), Conference Honorable Mention for Track, Team MVP (3x), Girls Meet MVP in East Palenstine, Soccer Team MVP, All-Conference Academic, Soccer District Honorable Mention.

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Women’s National Soccer Team

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Breaking the school 300m hurdles record as a junior and getting fifth at regionals.

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Beta Club, National Honors Society, Work, Indoor Soccer, S.M.A.S.H.

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: Honor Roll all four years, Best painting student, best pre-calculus student, 3.8 GPA, 14th in the class.

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attend Slippery Rock University to study exercies science and to continue track career.

CHALKER

¯ NOMINEE: Courtney Warnick

¯ PARENTS: Amy and Doug Warnick

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Volleyball, Basketball and Softball

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Basketball MVP for three years, All-Time leading scorer in basketball and the first junior to score 1,000 career points.

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Cleveland Cavaliers and Cleveland Indians.

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Getting left in the porta potty at one of her softball games.

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Hanging with friends, babysitting, swimming, playing basketball and exercising

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: 3.4 GPA, Beta Club, Honor Roll

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attending Thiel College to continue basketball career and to study to become a pediatric nurse

LORDSTOWN

¯ NOMINEE: Jordan Beach

¯ PARENTS: Shelby and Mark Beach

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Volleyball and Basketball

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Earned four varsity letters in volleyball, three varsity letters in basketball. Holds school record for volleyball assists in a season and career. Volleyball honorable mention and second-team all-district in 2017 and 2018, respectively. Basketball: Second-team All-League in 2016, second-team all-league and first-team all-district in 2017.

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: Honor roll student all four years

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Will attend Cleveland State University and major in business

BLOOMFIELD

¯ NOMINEE: Jacquelyn Warner

¯ PARENTS: Ezra and Denise Warner

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Volleyball and Softball

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: All-Conference Honorable Mention in volleyball, Most Valuable Player, Coaches Award

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Cleveland Cavaliers

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: 2017 Bloomfield Students versus Staff Volley for a cure game

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Coaching Junior Olympic volleyball, being a member of Students Making A Safer Highway (S.M.A.S.H.)

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: Graduating with honors, Award of Excellence, Ranked fourth in the class.

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attend Bowling Green State University for Nursing

McDONALD

¯ NOMINEE: Malina Mitchell

¯ PARENTS: Nancy Cassidy

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Cross Country and Track

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Cross Country: County Champion, League Champion, All-Ohio, District Champion, state qualifier, Part of State Champion team (2014), Top-5 as team at state track: state qualifier, All-Ohio Athlete, school record holder (1,600 and 4×400), 1,600 Trumbull County record holder, State runner-up (2018), State Champion (2016). Asked to be part of Team Ohio at Midwest Meet of Champions.

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Running the anchor leg of the 4×400 at the state meet in 2016 when they won the state championship.

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Being with her friends, going out to eat.

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: First in class with 4.0 GPA, National Honors Society, Student Council Treasurer, Math Club Vice President.

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Study Physical Therapy at West Virginia University and to continue track/cross country career.

MINERAL RIDGE

¯ NOMINEE: Delaney Schumacher

¯ PARENTS: Craig and Lisa Schumacher

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Volleyball and Softball

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Volleyball Senior All-Star Game and United States Army Reserve National Scholar Athlete Award Recipient

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Wisconsin Badgers Volleyball Team

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Coming back to softball her senior and being able to pitch.

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Mission trips with church, district youth council.

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: 3.5 GPA with honors, Presidential award recipient, Beta Club member and member of National Honors Society

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: The University of Toledo. Will major in Spanish Education

JACKSON-MILTON

¯ NOMINEE: Michaeline Terranova

¯ PARENTS: Jennifer and James Terranova

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Basketball, Cross Country, Track

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: 12-time letter winner (Four in cross country, four in basketball, three in track and one in softball), Placed eighth in 2017 at state track for 300 hurdles, Leading scorer in school history for basketball, three-time regional qualifier in cross country, First-Team All-Conference (2017), First-Team All-Conference (2018), First-Team All-Northeast Ohio (2018), Second-Team All-State (2018), holds track records at school in 4×100, 100m, 100m hurdles, and 300m hurdles.

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Cleveland Indians

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Going to state in track and getting her 1,000 points in basketball.

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Swimming, fishing, playing badminton.

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: Honor Roll, National Honors Society

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attend University of Mount Union to study Nutrition and continue track career.

WINDHAM

¯ NOMINEE: Ashlyn Riggs

¯ PARENTS: Christy Baker and Shawn Riggs

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Golf, Basketball and Softball

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Honorable Mention All-League in golf, First-Team All-League in Basketball, Second-Team All-League in softball.

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Cleveland Indians

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Chipping in during the golf sectional her senior year.

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Snowboarding, Quiz Bowl, National Honors Society, Choir, Fishing

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: 3.7 GPA, President’s Award for academic excellence all four years.

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attend Kent State-Trumbull

GRAND VALLEY

¯ NOMINEE: Allie Holmes

¯ PARENTS: Shawn and Laura Holmes

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Volleyball, Junior Olympic Volleyball, Indoor Track and Outdoor Track

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: Archie Griffin Award Recipient (2014), Indoor State runner-up in Long Jump (2018), Conference Track MVP (2017, 2018), 300m record holder at GV, Most Aces in one game for volleyball at GV, Four-time district finalist, Conneaut Holiday Tournament MVP (2017), Chardon Hilltopper All-Tournament team for volleyball (2018), Won 10 letters between three sports. Volleyball: First-Team All-Conference, First-Team All-County (2014, 2015, 2016. Basketball: First-Team All-Conference, All-District Honorable Mention (2016, 2017). Track: First-Team All-Conference (2015, 2016, 2017), First-Team All-County (2017), First-Team All-District (2017, 2018). District champ in 100m hurdles (2018), district champ in 300m hurdles (2018), District runner-up in 4x400m (2018), part of 4x400m school record holder.

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Cleveland Cavaliers

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Playing Pymatuning Valley her freshman year of volleyball because of all her senior friends along with the atmosphere that came with that.

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Hobbies are traveling, being with family, and hanging with friends.

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: Conference All-Academic Award, Academic Excellence Chemistry Award, Senior Leadership Capstone Scholarship recipient, 2017 Homecoming Queen, Four years on honor roll and Honors Diploma.

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Attending Ashland University to study Dietetics and to continue track career.

PYMATUNING VALLEY

¯ NOMINEE: Samantha Kidd

¯ PARENTS: Larry and Tanya Kidd

¯ SPORTS PLAYED: Volleyball, Swimming and Softball

¯ ATHLETIC AWARDS: First-Team All-County in all three sports. Team MVP in all three sports, All-Conference in volleyball and softball.

¯ FAVORITE COLLEGE/PRO TEAMS: Cleveland Indians

¯ FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL MEMORY: Playing the infield in softball with her little sister.

¯ OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS: Art (Watercoloer, pencil, etc.), Crafting

¯ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: 4.0 GPA Club, Honor Roll, Merit Roll, Principal Breakfast Academic Award.

¯ COLLEGE PLANS: Study Biology at West Liberty University while continuing her softball career.

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