The Michigan Excessive Faculty Athletic Affiliation introduced its 14 Class A student-athlete scholarship winners Tuesday to finish its 32-member class of 2020-21 honorees.
The 32 highschool seniors will every obtain a $1,000 school scholarship with a web based ceremony scheduled in the course of the winter sports activities season.
College students will need to have no less than a 3.5 grade-point common on a 4.0 scale and will need to have received a letter in an MHSAA varsity sport to be eligible for the scholarship program, which is in its thirty second season. If the coed meant to play a 2020 spring sport earlier than the season was canceled, it was counted as participation.
Michaela Citadel, Ionia
Michaela Citadel performed two seasons of varsity volleyball, two seasons of varsity basketball and can play her fourth season of varsity softball, incomes all-league in volleyball and softball. She additionally participated in scholar council, Nationwide Honor Society, Ionia Athletic Advisory Committee and Ionia County Youth Advisory Council. Citadel competed in debate, forensics, jazz band, symphonic band and marching band. Citadel will research political science at Michigan.
Audrey DaDamio, Birmingham Seaholm
Audrey DaDamio competed 4 seasons of varsity cross nation and can run her fourth season of varsity monitor within the spring. She earned all-state in cross nation thrice, together with a championship end in Division 1 this season. Named Nationwide Advantage Scholarship semifinalist and took part in Nationwide Honor Society, serving as chapter co-founder and vice-president of the Nationwide Chinese language Honor Society. Participated in marching band, symphony band and forensics. DaDamio will research human biology at Stanford.
Iris Hwang, Mount Nice
Iris Hwang ran 4 years of cross nation, including three seasons of monitor and subject and three seasons of varsity tennis, together with taking part in on the boys workforce as a junior. Hwang is the top-ranked scholar in her class. She participated in scholar senate, Nationwide Honor Society, Enterprise Professionals of America and faculty service membership. Hwang participated in a analysis program at Central Michigan College and the Rising Rural Leaders program on the College of Chicago. She’s going to research economics in school.
Madeline Kohler, Grosse Pointe North
Madeline Kohler performed 4 seasons of varsity basketball and can play her third season of varsity soccer within the spring. She helped lead the basketball workforce to a regional championship and semifinal look in 2018. Kohler participated in Nationwide Honor Society, Hyperlink Crew, Work together Membership, live performance and youth soccer official. She’s going to research nursing in school.
Laura O’Brien, Ann Arbor Skyline
Laura O’Brien ran 4 seasons of varsity cross nation and can run her fourth season of monitor within the spring. She ran in two MHSAA cross nation finals and certified for the MHSAA monitor finals. She participated in Nationwide Honor Society, Freeman Environmental Schooling Youth Council, College of Michigan Faculty for Surroundings and Sustainability local weather change workshops and the Southeast Michigan Stewardship Coalition group discussion board. She carried out for 4 years in choir and served as web site designer, administrator and co-founder of a digital tutoring program. She’s going to research environmental science in school.
Emily Music, Canton
Emily Music, ranked No. 1 in her class academically, competed in swimming and varsity tennis at Canton. She participated in STEM academy, Nationwide Honor Society, Michigan Music Lecturers Affiliation piano and saxophone, dance, Asian Pacific American Membership and Chinese language People summer time camp. Music participated in youth soccer as an official and coach. She participated in Key Membership and GET-IT cyberstart membership. Music additionally tutored in math and English, instructing college students in Wuhan, China in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. She’s going to scholar pc science at Michigan.
Zoe Ziegler, Okemos
Ziegler ran three seasons of varsity cross nation and can play a fourth season of varsity lacrosse within the spring, incomes all-state honors in lacrosse. Ziegler performed for the China U-19 nationwide lacrosse workforce on the 2019 world championships and coached youth lacrosse. Ziegler, a third-degree black belt in taekwondo, participated in Nationwide Honor Society, scholar council, Literature Membership, Science Olympiad and A.C.T.I.O.N. service group. Ziegler will scholar behavioral neuroscience at Grand Valley State.
Aidan Eichman, Portage Central
Aidan Eichman will play his third season of varsity baseball within the spring, incomes all-league in baseball as a sophomore. He participated in Nationwide Honor Society, the varsity’s performing arts program and the Kalamazoo Space Math and Science Middle, incomes its AP Pc Science-A E book Award. He was named the co-champion of the American Pc Science League classroom division and earned a USA Computing Olympiad silver medal. He based and took part within the college tutoring program and the KAMSC research desk, additionally serving as a part of a tutoring program for college students in New York Metropolis in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. He’ll research pc science in school.
Lawrence Gilliam, Detroit U-D Jesuit
Lawrence Gilliam will take part in his fourth season of varsity monitor within the spring, incomes all-county and all-league honors. He earned the School Board Nationwide African American Recognition Award and cum laude on the Nationwide Latin Examination. He participated in Nationwide Honor Society, scholar senate, the varsity’s Black Consciousness Society for Schooling, the Detroit Kappa League, symphonic band and the U-M Ross Faculty of Enterprise Enriching Teachers in Collaboration with Excessive Faculty program. He additionally co-founded the varsity’s be good. psychological well being program. He’ll research finance and enterprise administration in school.
Jacob Harris, Grosse Pointe South
Jacob Harris has performed varsity tennis, varsity basketball and varsity baseball at Grosse Pointe South, incomes all-state honors in tennis. He participated in Nationwide Honor Society, LINK Crew, scholar pep membership, scholar newspaper and DECA. Harris, who was a medalist on the Nationwide Spanish Examination, served as a youth tennis teacher, a scholar mentor and in a peer program to help college students with disabilities. He designed and distributed bracelets to lift cash for a neighborhood suicide prevention basis. He’ll research worldwide relations in school.
Troy Pratley, St. Joseph
Troy Pratley performed varsity soccer, basketball and baseball for St. Joseph, incomes all-league in soccer and main the workforce to a pair of playoff appearances. He participated in Nationwide Honor Society, Pupil Leaders Initiating Change, scholar authorities and be good. psychological well being consciousness program. He participated in choir and sang at Carnegie Corridor in New York Metropolis. Pratley served as membership director for the Work together Membership, a youth sports activities official, public deal with announcer and was picked to symbolize the state on the U.S. Marine Corps Semper Fidelis All-American Program’s Battle Received Academy. Pratley will research particular training at Concordia College-Chicago.
Caleb Qiu, Midland Dow
Caleb Qiu performed 4 seasons of varsity tennis, incomes all-state honors and serving to lead Dow to a runner-up end in Division 2. He earned a crimson belt in taekwondo and was named Nationwide Advantage Scholarship semifinalist and AP Scholar. Qiu revealed a COVID-19 publicity notification app. He participated in robotics, symphony band, the varsity’s Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam, U.S. Nationwide Chemistry Olympiad, Nationwide Honors Society and the maths workforce. Qiu will research pc science in school.
Liam Smith, Rockford
Liam Smith competed for 4 seasons on the varsity swim workforce, incomes a spot on the U.S. Paralympics Swimming nationwide Rising and C groups. He earned a silver and 4 bronze medals on the 2019 Parapan American Video games and has received 9 nationwide championships. Smith owns 24 U.S. Paralympic nationwide data. Smith attained Eagle Scout and was named to the Order of the Arrow society, incomes the Presidential Service Award three years. He participated in scholar council, Nationwide Honor Society and the varsity’s peer listening group. He’ll research pc science in school.
Maxwell Werner, Traverse Metropolis Central
Maxwell Werner participated in varsity soccer, snowboarding and monitor, incomes all-league in soccer and all-region in snowboarding, serving to the 2018 ski workforce end as a Division 1 runner-up. He participated in Nationwide Honor Society and College students for Environmental Activism, incomes Pupil Environmentalist of the Yr by the Northern Michigan Environmental Motion Council. Werner owns and operates a bike-powered neighborhood composting enterprise. He participated within the SciMa Tech Symposium, Notre Liderato advocacy, summer time bike camps and faculty orchestra. He’ll research environmental engineering in school.
Haleigh Knowles, Sault Ste. Marie
Haleigh Knowles participated in cross nation, basketball and monitor, incomes all-state in cross nation and monitor plus all-league in basketball. She participated in Nationwide Honor Society, scholar authorities, Enterprise Professionals of America, College students United volunteer group and LINKS. Knowles earned the gold-level President’s Volunteer Service Award thrice, including the Hospice of the EUP’s Service and Membership Award. She’s going to research pre-law at Michigan State.
Andrea Kowalski, Chelsea
Andrea Kowalski participated in basketball, soccer and cross nation, incomes all-league in soccer. She helped the basketball workforce win a league title in 2020 and the cross nation workforce win a regional title in 2017. She has participated in scholar council, marching band, symphony band, Nationwide Honor Society and the civic engagement membership as a founding member. She’s going to research engineering at Michigan.
Elena Schwegman, Pontiac Notre Dame Prep
Elena Schwegman performed varsity basketball, volleyball and softball, serving to the volleyball workforce win a 2017 championship. She earned all-region in softball. Schwegman participated in scholar council, Nationwide Honor Society, Spanish Nationwide Honor Society, be good. psychological well being consciousness group and a tutoring group that supplied free companies in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. She’s going to research enterprise, economics and pc science in school.
Illyanna Marie Taylor, Three Rivers
Illyanna Marie Taylor performed varsity basketball, golf, soccer and monitor, incomes all-league in golf and serving to the basketball workforce win a district title in 2020. She has participated in scholar council, DECA, Nationwide Honor Society, marching band, symphony band and choir. She’s going to research pre-med in school.
Wilson Bragg, Gladwin
Wilson Bragg competed in varsity cross nation, soccer, basketball and monitor, incomes all-region and all-league honors in cross nation, basketball and monitor. Bragg participated in Nationwide Honor Society and is twin enrolled at Mid Michigan School. He served greater than 300 hours as a mentor or volunteer, incomes the Daughters of American Revolution Good Citizen Award. Wilson Bragg has additionally participated in enterprise membership. He’ll research enterprise in school.
Hudson Alexander Harkness, Newaygo
Harkness performed varsity soccer, basketball and baseball at Newaygo, incomes all-league honors in soccer. He participated in scholar authorities, Nationwide Honor Society, yearbook and School Ambassador program. Harkness, who has earned school credit score by George Mason College, was chosen because the Nationwide Youth Correspondent for the Washington Journalism and Media Convention at George Mason. He volunteered because the West Michigan Miracle League announcer and earned the varsity’s group service award. He’ll research sports activities administration at Northwood College.
Dhilan Nagaraju, Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood
Nagaraju performed varsity tennis and basketball, incomes all-state honors in tennis and was a part of the workforce’s 2018 and 2020 Division 3 championship groups. He participated in Horizon UpwardBound, the Enterprise/Entrepreneurship Membership, the Bridge the Divide group, LEAD Summer time Enterprise Institute and the Cornell Actual Property Trade. He participated in chemistry and biology analysis at Oakland College and based a group service group to supply private protecting gear. He additionally competed in piano and debate. He’ll research enterprise and economics in school.
Ryan Tang, Detroit Nation Day
Ryan Tang performed varsity soccer, serving to his workforce earn a Division 2 state championship in 2018 and incomes all-state honors. He earned AP Scholar and Nationwide Advantage Scholarship honors, together with the Affiliation of Chinese language People O.S. Chan scholarship. He co-founded the Assistance on the Manner fundraising group and the varsity’s Finance/Entrepreneurship Membership. He created the prototype for a school counseling app and superior to the artistic problem-solving state finals as a part of the HOSA Future Well being Professionals workforce. He’ll research enterprise administration and pc science in school.
Meagan Lasky, Bronson
Meagan Lasky performed volleyball, basketball and soccer, incomes all-state honors in volleyball and all-league honors in basketball. She helped Bronson win the 2017 and 2018 Division 3 volleyball state championships and can take part on the varsity’s first ladies soccer workforce. She participated in scholar council, Nationwide Honor Society, Make a Distinction Membership and 4-H. She served as a youth basketball referee. She’s going to research psychology at Albion School.
Sophia Rayes, Oscoda
Rayes participated in varsity cross nation and monitor. She additionally wrestled on the varsity as a freshman and sophomore. Rayes earned all-league honors in cross nation and monitor. She participated in scholar council, Rotary Work together membership, Nationwide Honor Society and the robotics workforce. Rayes served as a consultant on the Oscoda Board of Schooling and the native United Manner board. She additionally coordinated a neighborhood Pink Cross blood drive. Rayes will research secondary English training at Michigan.
Elizabeth Williams, Ishpeming Westwood
Williams participated in cross nation, swimming and monitor, inserting within the MHSAA state ultimate in all three sports activities and incomes all-state honors in cross nation and monitor. Williams participated within the Enterprise Professionals of America, scholar council, Pupil Advisory Committee and Nationwide Honor Society. She’s going to research environmental research and political science at Northern Michigan.
Nicholas Errer, Dangerous Axe
Errer participated in varsity soccer, bowling and baseball for Dangerous Axe, incomes all-state honors in soccer. He has participated in scholar council, Nationwide Honor Society and FFA. Errer earned a regional award in building trades and took part in Rotary Work together membership. Errer served on the realm tech heart’s Pupil Management Staff. Errer will research finance at Oakland College.
Finn Feldeisen, Ann Arbor Greenhills
Feldeisen performed varsity tennis and lacrosse, serving to the lacrosse workforce win a league title in 2019. Feldeisen earned all-state tennis honors after profitable a state finals flight championship. He has participated in scholar council, Mannequin United Nations, forensics, peer-to-peer math tutoring, United Manner and regional youth council. He received the Amabassador Award from the United Nations Affiliation of the USA. He’ll research enterprise in school.
David Jahnke, Saginaw Valley Lutheran
Jahnke competed in soccer, wrestling and monitor at Valley Lutheran, profitable a Saginaw County championship in wrestling. He participated in scholar council, Nationwide Honor Society, Key Membership, STEM Membership, Spanish Membership, symphonic band and international consciousness membership. Jahnke earned the Key Membership service medallion and served because the STEM chief science officer. He’ll research biomedical engineering at Michigan State.
Olivia Lowe, Leland
Lowe competed in varsity volleyball, basketball and soccer, incomes all-state in basketball as a junior when she eclipsed the 1,000-point mark. She additionally earned all-league in volleyball and helped Leland earn back-to-back Division 4 runner-up finishes. Lowe participated in Worldwide Baccalaureate World Faculty Center Years, scholar council, Nationwide Honor Society and Nationwide Artwork Honor Society. She earned the Principal of Excellence Award from the Instructor Academy. She’s going to research elementary training at Hope School.
Sophia Stowe, Northport
Stowe performed varsity volleyball and soccer at Northport, incomes all-state volleyball honors. She participated in scholar authorities, Youth Advisory Council, Nationwide Artwork Honor Society and Nationwide Honor Society. She studied with twin enrollment at Northwestern Michigan School and served as a county well being division youth COVID advocate. She’s going to research human biology at Michigan State.
Jaeger Griswold, Ellsworth
Griswold competed in varsity basketball, baseball and monitor, incomes all-league honors in basketball and serving to the 2018 and 2019 baseball groups win league titles. He has participated in scholar council, Nationwide Honor Society, college band, FIRST Robotics, American MENSA and the Hold America Lovely youth advisory council. He was chosen to the College of Notre Dame’s Summer time Students program and serves because the lead organizer for a charity golf outing that raises greater than $10,000 a 12 months to profit youngster burn victims. Griswold will attend both Harvard or Yale.
Wyatt Sirrine, Leland
Sirrine competed in varsity soccer and basketball, with plans to compete for the primary time in monitor within the spring. He earned soccer all-state honors as a senior, serving to the workforce attain the Division 4 semifinals after profitable the Division 4 title in 2018. He was chosen to the Michigan Olympic Improvement Program state workforce. He has participated in Nationwide Honor Society, scholar council, the COVID-19 Return to Studying job power and the Leland Soccer Academy. He was picked to attend the Hugh O’Brian Youth Management Convention. He’ll research worldwide relations at Stanford.
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