Brought, Wagaman named Athletes of the Year

Wellsboro holds virtual athletic awards ceremony

 

by Ed Weaver - June 1, 2020

Wellsboro seniors Cathryn Brought and Silas Wagaman were named Male and Female Athletes of the Year at the Wellsboro Athletic Department and the Wellsboro Hornets Sports Booster Club’s annual athletic awards presentation on Monday, June 1.

This year, Wellsboro Athletic Director Ed Weaver held a “virtual” presentation due to the COVID-19 global pandemic with help from The Home Page Network.

Seniors Austin Richards and Lauren Singer each received $500 scholarships from the Booster Club and senior Nina Coolidge received a $500 scholarship from the Wellsboro Gridders Club.

Special Awards

The Babe Ruth Good Sportsmanship awards were presented to seniors Katarina Swendrowski and Ty Morral.

The School Spirit awards were presented to seniors Tyren Wetzel and Ryann Adams.

The District IV PIAA Sportsmanship awards were presented to seniors Alex Burrell and Rileigh Gerges.

The PIAA District IV awards were presented to seniors Aidan Hauser and Caitlyn Callahan.

The Williamsport Sun-Gazette Senior Sports award is presented to seniors Silas Wagaman and Cathryn Brought.

Memorial Awards

The Ray Strykowski Memorial Award is presented to a female basketball player in memory of Coach Strykowski who coached the Wellsboro Lady Hornets. The 2019-20 recipient is junior Bailey Monks.

The Larue Wilson Memorial Award is presented to a male basketball player in memory of Mr. Wilson who passed away in September 1973. The 2019-20 recipient is Ty Morral.

The John Wilcox Memorial Award is given to a member of the varsity football team who has exhibited the desire and the drive to develop fully his playing potential and sportsmanship, and has demonstrated the sincerity and the devotion which truely characterized John’s approach to this goal. The 2019-20 recipient is Alex Burrell.

The Rev. Wade Stewart Memorial Award is given to a member of the varsity football team in memory of Samuel Wade Stewart who served the people of Wellsboro until his passing in 1988. The 2019-20 recipient is senior Andrew Larson.

The Laura Grove Patterson Memorial Award is given to the top player of the girls’ tennis team in memory of Ms. Patterson who served on the faculty at Wellsboro High School. The 2019-20 recipient is senior Abigail Colton.

The Shelly Taynton Memorial Award is given to a lady who is the member of the senior class. The 2019-20 recipient is Ryann Adams.

The Male Athlete of the Year and Female Athlete of the Year awards are given in memory of John Antoine Prevost who was born on May 9, 1935. He lived most of his life in Wellsboro where he is remembered as an outstanding student leader, athlete, and positive example to his school and community. The 2019-20 recipients are Silas Wagaman and Cathryn Brought.

Credits:

Idea/Concept: Ed Weaver

Videography: Andrew Moore

Video Editing: Andrew Moore

Writing: Ed Weaver

Anchor: Ed Weaver

 

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