This week we honored the 2023 Athena Nominees: Grace Anderson, Sarah Carlson, Emilly Dzierzak, McKay Hall, Maren Jensen, Julia Lindow, Eva Patenaude and Josie Popp. These athletes were recognized for their outstanding athletic achievements during their high school career. These eight nominees have a combined 16 All-Conference recognitions and nine Honorable Mentions, along with an average GPA of 4.26. These outstanding female athletes are leaders in the classroom and in their sports
Congratulations to Grace Anderson, our 2023 Athena winner. She is a three-sport athlete, who has conference recognition in Volleyball, Basketball and Softball. She is a captain in all three sports and a leader among her peers. Next year, Grace will head to Southwest Minnesota State University to play softball and major in pre-physical therapy. She was awarded the highest academic scholarship from Southwest Minnesota State for her achievements in the classroom.