Morgan Giddings named Muskegon Area Sports Hall of Fame student-athlete winner

MUSKEGON AREA SPORTS HALL OF FAME
2013-14 FEMALE STUDENT ATHETE AWARD

THE WINNER

Name: Morgan Giddings
School: Oakridge High School
Academics: 3.83 gpa
Athletics: Softball (4 years), Basketball (4 years), Volleyball (1 year). Four-time all-conference, three-time all-area, honorable mention all-state in basketball, all-time leading scorer in school history; Four-time all-conference, all-district, all-area and all-state in softball.
Extra curricular: Seventh grade assistant basketball coach, referee, Jr. Hoopsters volunteer, softball clinic assistant, National Honors Society.
Future plans: Muskegon Community College.

FEMALE NOMINATIONS

Name: Jasmyn Walker
School: Mona Shores High School
Academics: 3.64 gpa
Athletics: Basketball (4 years), Track (4 years), Golf (1 year), Volleyball (1 year). Three-time all-conference in basketball, first-team all-state in basketball; Three-time all-conference in track.
Extra curricular: Mona Shores Link Crew, Peer Tutor/Mentor. Church youth group.
Future plans:
Valparaiso University.

Name: Tristen Moore
School: Shelby High School
Academics: 3.6 gpa
Athletics: Volleyball (2 years), Basketball (3 years), Softball (4 years). All-region, all-district in softball; all-district, all-region, MVP, Class C sixth-team all-state in basketball; academic all-state, all-conference, all-district, all-region on volleyball.
Extra curricular: Coach for AYBT, Community Breakfast events, mission trips to New York, Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia coordinating Bible school and sports camps; Rescue Mission, 4-H, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Pride Day, elementary basketball.
Future plans:
Lansing Community College.

Name: Taylor Craymer
School: Grand Haven High School
Academics: 3.29 gpa
Athletics: Basketball (3 years), Volleyball (3 years)
Extra curricular: Youth volleyball camps, worked with special needs kids.
Future plans: Northwood University.

 

Name: Lauren Zeerip
School: Hesperia High School
Academics: 4.0 gpa
Athletics: Cross Country (3 years), Volleyball (1 year), Basketball (4 years), Track (3 years). All-state in cross country, two-time all-conference and all-area in basketball, four-time all-conference in track, three-time all-state in track.
Extra curricular: Classofficer, National Honors Society, Red Cross Blood Drive, No More Sidelines, Principal’s Advisory Council, Volley Against Violence, Pedal Across Lower Michigan, True North Services, Hesperia White River Race, youth camps.
Future plans:
Central Michigan University.

Name: Francesca Cerniglia
School: Fruitport High School
Academics: 3.7 gpa
Athletics: Volleyball (4 years), Basketball (4 years). Member of state volleyball championship team as sophomore; second-team all-conference in basketball. Honorable mention all-area in basketball.
Extra curricular: National Honor Society, DECA, Friend and Family of Cystic Fibrosis, Kids Food Basket, Food trucks, Cognitively Impaired classroom volunteer, American Cancer Society, Teacher’s aide, Adopt a Family, Catholic Charities of Muskegon, canned good drives.
Future plans: Muskegon Community College

Name: Olivia Varnado
School: Western Michigan Christian High School
Academics: 3.83 gpa
Athletics: Basketball (2 years), Golf (3 years), Softball (1 year), Track (4 years), Volleyball (1 year). Two-time state qualifier in track.
Extra curricular: Student Council Representative, Service project to Peru, Dominican Republic, Muskegon Youth Volunteer Corp, YMCA Youth Council, youth ministry, small group devotional leader, School plays, concert band and Jazz band.
Future plans: University of Michigan

Name: Natalie Bertolone
School: Muskegon Catholic Central High School
Academics: 3.9 gpa
Athletics: Volleyball (4 years), Basketball (4 years), Soccer (4 years). All-district soccer, academic all-state in volleyball.
Extra curricular: Church volunteer, No More Sidelines, food trucks, Student Council.
Future plans: Hope College

Name: Dominique Waltz
School: Holton High School
Academics: 3.986 gpa
Athletics: Softball (4 years), Basketball (1 year), Cross Country (1 year), Sideline Cheer (1 year)
Extra curricular: National Honors Society, band, Blue Lake Community Church involvement.
Future plans: Western Michigan University.

Name: Amanda Skidmore
School: Orchard View High School
Academics: 3.75 gpa
Athletics: Soccer (4 years). Four-time first-team all-conference, all-area, all-district, all-region. Two-time first-team all-stater.
Extra curricular: National Honors Society
Future plans: Davenport University.

Name: Abby Clark
School: North Muskegon High School
Academics: 3.97 gpa
Athletics: Volleyball (2 years), Basketball (3 years), Track (4 years). All-conference basketball, all-conference track. MVP in basketball and volleyball.
Extra curricular: Student Council, National Honors Society, Youth Action Board of Kids Food Basket, Gleener truck volunteer.
Future plans: Western Michigan University

Name: Hannah Rainey
School: Newaygo High School
Academics: 4.0 gpa
Athletics: Cross Country (4 years), Track (4 years). Two-time all-conference, state qualifier in cross country. State qualifier in track.
Extra curricular: National Honors Society, Love Inc. food drive, elementary school field days, Adopt A Family.
Future plans: University of Michigan

Name: Stephanie Danklefsen
School: Ravenna High School
Academics: 3.45 gpa
Athletics: Volleyball (4 years), Bowling (4 years), Track (2 years). Three-time all-state in bowling, regional champion.
Extra curricular: FFA, 4-H, youth volleyball camps, Musketawa Trail cleanup, church dinner volunteer, Vacation Bible School volunteer.
Future plans: Baker College

Name: Keirra Guy
School: Muskegon High School
Academics: 3.9 gpa
Athletics: Basketball (4 years), Volleyball (4 years), Softball (4 years). All-conference honorable mention in basketball, MHSAA Scholar Athlete Award, volleyball team MVP.
Extra curricular: Student Leadership Council, National Honor Society
Future plans: TBD

Name: Morgan Shugars
School: Montague High School
Academics: 3.54 gpa
Athletics: Cross Country, Volleyball, Basketball, Softball
Future plans: Muskegon Community College

Name: Hailey Lensky
School: Fremont High School
Academics: 3.87 gpa
Athletics: Volleyball (4 years), Basketball (4 years), Softball (4 years). All-district in softball, Captain Award for basketball, 3-Sport Award.
Extra curricular: Chamber volunteer, Arts Place volunteer, Fremont Lions Club volunteer.
Future plans: Calvin College

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