November Student Athletes of the Month
Girls Swim and Dive: Kaitlyn Michalek, Senior
Kaitlyn took a strong leadership role down the stretch run and set goals for the team as we headed into the postseason.
Boys Hockey: Justin Rauser, Senior
Justin has just returned from a mission trip down in Costa Rica where he helped build three clean water stations for drinking, hand washing, and dishwashing for an elementary school that is struggling with money. He is also running firefighter workshops for freshman through health sciences. Through his health class, he has been going to Dousman Elementary to visit a student who wants to lose weight. Justin is a natural leader. He also helped tremendously with our food drive and will be part of the delivery to the Salvation Army.
Girls Basketball: Haley Guidinger, Senior
Haley was a leader in our pre-season workouts and is one of our captains this year. She works hard on and off the court to maximize her potential and is a team leader. Haley is a fine example of someone every coach would want on their team.
October Student Athletes of the Month
Football: Hunter Denor
Hunter exemplifies what it means to CHOP the Wood.
Boys Soccer: Blake Wilcox
Blake is a leader on and off the field for the soccer program as well as in the weight room. He committed himself to our offseason programs and in turn that generated a lot of participation from other team members. He is a Captain who holds himself to a higher standard than those around him. He is a great student, and teammate. He is a 1st Team All Conference player and all-state player.
Girls Cross Country: Ava Craven
Ava has shown growth in her ability to lead at a young age. She is a great example of the work ethic it takes to succeed in the sport of cross country as well as in the classroom.
Girls Volleyball: Brianna Dubry (not pictured)
She has been playing very well in Volleyball and while we have some personality issues on the team, she has been above and beyond it and really working hard to keep the team out of the trenches. In addition, she has been completing her CPR / EMS work at the college while going through the season and still maintaining her school schedule. I am very proud of the work she has done and commend her for all her effort.
Girls Swim and Dive: Allyson Herman (not pictured)
Allyson recovered from shoulder surgery to be able to race again.
September Student Athletes of the Month
Football: Caleb Hotchkiss
Caleb is a great student athlete with faith and family as big priorities in his life. He does things the KM Way - CHOPtheWood.
Boys Cross Country: Cooper Albert
Cooper recently ran his best race this past week. He is also taking 4 AP Classes and is one of our Captains.
Girls Swim & Dive: Amanda O’Malley
Amanda never gives up and takes no days off from practice. She possesses a strong work ethic and sets a great example for the rest of the team.
Dance: Shannon McDonald
Shannon always has a positive attitude towards everything and has a strong work ethic. She is always open to change and the first to offer help when needed. She also sets a great example for the younger girls on our team and is a true leader!
Girls Cross Country: Maura Wondra
Maura has embraced the role of team captain through both leading by example and deed. Her ability to reach all levels of athletes on the team is unmatched among a great group of overall team leaders.
Girls Volleyball: Claudia Buchholz (not pictured)
Besides being a multi-sport athlete, she has great character. She is always asking questions and giving it her all. We changed a lot of how she has played the position and she has taken with great stride and pushed herself to get better. Lastly, she is a great leader that leads by example. She works hard at practice as well as at games and works well with her teammates.