(Press release) – Bishop Union High School’s Duncan Reid has been honored at the 2016-17 “Scholar Athlete of the Year” by AltaOne Federal Credit Union, Sierra Wave radio and KIBS-KBOV radio. The award ceremony took place at AltaOne’s Bishop member service center.
Reid receives a $1,750 scholarship, courtesy of AltaOne, Sierra Wave and KIBS-KBOV.
In addition, the two other finalists, Elizabeth Morgan and Makayla McDevitt, each earned $1,000 scholarships.
AltaOne Vice President of Marketing and Business Development Ted Huntington served as master of ceremonies for the evening. Huntington commended all nominees and winners for their effort and dedication, while recognizing their parents’ commitment to their children.
Bishop Union High School Athletic Director Stacy Vannest coordinated the program on behalf of the high school.
Bishop Union High School coaches nominated one athlete from their sport, based on their academic performance and team leadership. In addition, each of the chosen students wrote an essay on their future aspirations. An independent judging panel graded each nominee. Huntington noted that all the award candidates had very impressive academic and athletic records.
2016-17 SCHOLAR ATHLETE AWARD NOMINEES
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