Student-athletes honored at Exchange Club banquet

Connor Strudwick and Korin Whitcomb have been chosen as the Exceptional Athletes of the Calendar year for Sturgis Significant University on Thursday.

Korin Whitcomb and Connor Strudwick were named at the Remarkable Athletes of the Calendar year for Sturgis Superior Faculty on Thursday evening. The duo were being honored, together with numerous other senior university student-athletes for Sturgis, at the 99th yearly Exchange Club All Sports activities Banquet.

The occasion was held at the Sturges-Young Center for the Arts.

Sturgis Athletic Director Andy Hatt was the learn of ceremonies for the night.

Whitcomb will be continuing her keep track of and subject profession with Michigan Condition College. Strudwick will carry on his soccer taking part in job as a most well-liked wander-on at the University of Tulsa.

Probability Stewart, existing varsity football coach and 2014 graduate who was also named Exceptional Athlete of the 12 months, was the guest speaker at the event. He spoke to people in attendance of accountability and being prepared to pay attention. He provided assistance to the seniors in the area to be authentic with folks and be ready to do the tough factors in existence simply because adversity is popular.

There had been only two 3-activity athletes regarded. This expected enjoying a sport in all 3 seasons throughout their four many years of high college. Whitcomb and Matt Toner ended up regarded for this award.

Toner, prior to the occasion finding started, also been given a unique honor. He was formally given his acceptance to the United States Armed forces Academy West Point, which carries a major emphasis on education.

Toner was then one of 10 Trojans recognized as Scholar-Athlete award winners. Requirements for this recognition have at least a 3. GPA and 6 varsity letters all through their time at Sturgis. People honored, together with Toner and Whitcomb, were Annabella Bressler, Charles Frost, Hayden Goodman, Juliette Schroeder, Katie Strawser, Strudwick, Tina Tran and Matt Wynes.

Jeff Mohney of Ayres-Oak Insurance coverage was also in attendance. He handed out the Harry Paul Memorial Scholarship awards, which have been $500 just about every to a faculty-certain senior that was appointed by a coach for the award and carried at the very least a 3. GPA. Toner and Schroeder were picked for the award.

Ending second for Excellent Athletes of the Yr ended up Strawser and Toner. Schroeder and Wynes ended up chosen third in voting for the awards.

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