Denzel Medina is week #3 Merrill Lynch Scholar Athlete of the Week. He maintains a 3.71 GPA and made a 23 on his ACT exam. Denzel is a vital member of both the football and wrestling programs. During the 2016 year he earned All-Conference honors in wrestling and was honorable mention in football. He also received the school science award for the junior class. Denzel helped lead the wrestling team to a 3rd place finish last year at the State Tournament.
This week's Scholar Athlete of the Week is Abby Knox who is a member of both the Lady Hilltopper soccer team and tennis team. Abby is currently a member of the SGA, International Student Organization, Beta Club, Mu Alpha Theta and the Latin Dance Club.
Abby maintains a 4.0 GPA and scored a 32 on her ACT exam. She has earned all conference honors the past 3 years in tennis and was the Big 7 Defender of the Year in soccer last year. She was also a member of the All Region Soccer team in 2016. Abby has helped lead the Lady Toppers to back to back District titles in 2015-2016.
David Bryant is a member of the Varsity Basketball team and Varsity Baseball teams. He currently holds a 3.63 GPA and will be attending Radford University on a baseball scholarship. Last year David was 2nd team all conference in basketball on a team that went undefeated in the conference and won the conference,district and regional championship. In baseball he was named to the Super 22 team. The baseball team shared the conference championship.
Brandon Feathers is our week #2 Merrill Lynch Scholar Athlete of the Week. Brandon maintains a 3.96 GPA and made a 25 on his ACT exam. In 2017 Brandon was a member of the Super 22 baseball team and was also named to the Big 7 All Conference baseball team. He has been a vital member of 3 straight District Baseball titles. The baseball team also won the conference championship in 2015 and were Co-Champs in 2017. Brandon recently committed to play baseball at Radford University.