Scholar-Athlete Award Scholarship Recipients Announced In Class C & D > MHSAA > Press Releases | MHSAA News
Andrew Kangas, Norway. Four-year letterwinner in cross country, swimming, and three-year letterwinner in track. MHSAA Upper Peninsula Cross Country Finals participant, 2006-09. Academic all-state in both cross country and swimming & diving. Finished sixth in 1,600 and 3,200-meter runs at MHSAA Division 2 U.P. Finals in 2009. Member of the National Honor Society for two years. Student Council treasurer and fundraising chairman junior and senior year. Participated in students against destructive decision, and church youth group for four years. Nominated homecoming representative in 2008 and prom king in 2009. Will continue his education at Concordia University-Wisconsin and study occupational therapy.

Essay Quote – “Sportsmanship is an important aspect of athletics. We are bound to stumble and fall along the way, but we know that we can count on our teammates and competitors to encourage us and lift us up.”

kelto Abbey Kelto, Munising. Earned three letters in track & field, three in cross country, and two in volleyball and basketball. Three-time Division 2 MHSAA Upper Peninsula Cross Country champion. Named U.P. Runner of the Year in 2008 and 2009. Cross country team captain junior and senior year. Three-time Division 2 champion in 3,200-meter run in track, two-time titlist in 1,600; and member of three-time 3,200-meter relay champion. Member of the National Honor Society for two years, and student council for four. Elected as one of six D.A.R.E. representatives. Plans on attending Michigan State University to major in pre-dental.

Essay Quote – “I’ve always tried to be a gracious winner and loser because I know how important sportsmanship is in high school athletics. It determines how an athlete is looked at, how a team works together, and how a school and community are represented.”

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