Each month, the Southwestern Conference will recognize student-athletes who are excelling in the classroom as well as those who have demonstrated the highest levels of integrity and sportsmanship. For the second half of January, the SWC recognizes the following student-athletes:
Scholar Athletes of the Month
Avon High School
Adam Schumacher carries a 4.602 grade point average into his final school year. The AP Scholar with Distinction and National Honor Society Vice President began his senior year by taking AP Psychology, AP Calculus AB, AP Literature, AP Economics, AP Physics C, AP Statistics and AP Computer Science Applications. He is a member of Future Scholars of Medicine and volunteers at youth wrestling practices.
Amherst Steele High School
Kayla Ferancy carries a 4.514 cumulative grade point average into her final school year and is ranked No. 3 in her class. The National Honor Society and High Honors recipient was enrolled in Ancient Civilizations, Statistics, Fiction and Poetry and Biology and Ecology through the Comets’ CCP program during the first semester. The Link Crew leader and Leo Club member was awarded the Silver Certificate from the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association Scholarship Society.
Elyria High School
Cross Country / Swimming
Lilly Parker carries a 4.584 cumulative grade point average into her final semester. The National Honor Society and High Honors recipient is enrolled in College Composition and Intro to Sociology through the Pioneers’ CCP program. Beyond athletics, she is active in Drama Club, Band and Community Theatre.
Sportsmanship Athletes of the Month
Olmsted Falls High School
Football / Track & Field
Andrew Voisinet is a member of the National Honor Society and National Math Honor Society as well as a Student Ambassador for the Bulldogs.
“Andy Voisinet has been an outstanding student-athlete for the past three years. He is a person of great integrity and character. Andy always treated his teammates and opponents with respect.”
– Tom DeLuca, Head Football Coach
Avon Lake High School
Football / Wrestling / Track and Field
Clay Broadhurst is a member of Students Against Dangerous Decisions (SADD) and Leadership Club. He is also a volunteer for Special Olympics and Youth Football camps as well as a Librarian and Office Aid.
Clay’s sportsmanship is on display on the mat and in the school. In the tough sport of wrestling, Clay is always smiling, competing with class and there to lend a hand to his defeated opponent. Clay was district placer at 215 last year and has moved up to heavyweight this year.
Olmsted Falls High School
Jessic Wolanin is a member of the National Honor Society, Students Against Dangerous Decisions (SADD), Student Council and Key Club while also being a Student Ambassador for the Bulldogs.
“Jessica exemplifies sportsmanship in many ways. Her ability to compete at a high level with respect for her teammates, opponents, and officials is admirable. During adverse moments, Jessica is able to identify the right thing to do and will do it.”
– Jordan Eaton, Head Girls Basketball Coach