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Thursday, April 18, 2013
GTM Sportswear Athlete of the Month Nominees for April
Kaitlyn is a three-sport athlete who is a leader in sports
and in the classroom. Kaitlyn, who
has been the captain of her softball team since her junior year, also plays
volleyball and basketball for her school.
She carries a 4.3 GPA and is a member of the National Honor Society, is
the Senior Class Historian, plus a member of the Math Team and is
Vice-President of the Future Educators Association. Kaitlyn’s softball coach
says she’s a natural leader.
Outside of school she has logged over 120 community service hours.
(Baseball) El Toro HS (Lake Forest, CA)
Ford is not only one of the top high school baseball
pitchers in the country, but he is also one of the smartest. Ford is currently wrapping-up his high
school career before he heads east to set his sights on a college baseball and
academic career at Yale University.
He carries a 4.80 GPA with AP courses in English, history, calculus and
physics. He was a perfect 11-0 as a junior with an ERA of 1.06 to help his
school to its 6th straight league title. He also served as Secretary General for the National Model
United Nations conference.
Candice carries a weighted 4.7 GPA as a two-sport athlete
playing volleyball and softball for her school. She’s an active member of the National Honor Society, the
school’s Athletic Boosters and Future Farmers of America. Every year that she has played varsity
sports she’s been named to the Greater Neuse River Conference All-Academic
Kevin James (Water
Polo) Coral Springs HS (Coral Springs, FL)
Aside from being an outstanding defender on his school’s
water polo team, James is incredible in the classroom. He is senior class valedictorian
with a weighted GPA of 5.4388 with an ACT composite score of 30. Kevin’s taken over 17 AP courses over
his four years in high school and is president of Mu Alpha Theta and a member
of the National Honor Society.
He’s won seven varsity letters as a member of the school’s water polo
and swim teams.
Brittany, who has a twin sister, is a three-sport athlete
that will continue her college career running track & field and cross
country at Indiana University. She
carries a 4.5 GPA, which ranks her second in her class. She’s a member of the
National Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Spanish Club, Key
Club and Students Against Drunk Driving.
Aside from being her school’s all-time leading scorer in basketball,
she’s a three-time state finalist in track & field and a two-time state
finalist in cross-country.
Dan Rafuse (Track
& Field) Norton HS (Norton, MA)
This senior came of age in both basketball and track &
field during his junior year when he led the school to its first league
championship in basketball in 24 years and led the track team to its first
undefeated season. As a senior
he’s kept his GPA high a 3.75 while taking a challenging course load in AP and
Honors’ courses. He’s a member of
the school’s Leadership Council and works with younger students throughout the
district, serving as a role model and peer leader. This season in basketball he
was the team’s leading scorer. In December Rafuse was named MIAA Student-Athlete
of the Month for he outstanding achievements in sports and in the classroom.
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