AREA STUDENTS NAMED WIAA SCHOLAR ATHLETES
Friday, April 22nd, 2011 -- 10:44 AMThe 28th Annual WIAA Scholar Athlete Ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 1 at the Jefferson Street Inn in Wausau, Wis. NFHS Hall of Fame member Suzy Favor-Hamilton will serve as the featured speaker. Thirty-two seniors, 16 girls and 16 boys, who are equally outstanding in sports and in the classrooms at 'Wisconsin's' public and nonpublic high schools, have been selected as finalists for the prestigious 2011 WIAA Scholar Athlete Award. The 32 scholar athlete finalists were chosen from among a record 758 seniors nominated by 399 high schools in the state. The average grade point of all Wisconsin student athletes nominated this year was 3.84, and 180 of the nominated student athletes had perfect 4.0 GPAs.
Scholar Athletes chosen from our area include:
DIVISION 3 ? BOYS -
William Schifeling, Eau Claire?Regis High School
DIVISION 3 ? GIRLS -
Liz Breu, Auburndale?Auburndale High School
Sierra Flury, Osseo?Osseo-Fairchild High School
DIVISION 4 ? BOYS -
Daniel Petkau, Rib Lake?Rib Lake High School
Corey Tallier, Gilman?Gilman High School
DIVISION 4 ? GIRLS -
Megan Connolly, Wausau?Newman Catholic High School
All 758 students nominated for the award by their high school athletic director will be presented with a medal at their school recognizing them as their school?s top male or female scholar athlete.
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