TRC's top athletes receive various honors

Athletes from around the Three Rivers Conference show off their awards. Photo provided

By The Paper staff

Three Rivers Conference athletes were honored Wednesday, May 10, during the sixth annual TRC Banquet, which took place at the Honeywell Center.

Three different awards were given to senior athletes from the 10 different TRC schools.

Scholar Athlete awards were presented to those who are ranked in the top 5 percent of their class, and who have SAT scores of more than 1240 or ACT scores of more than 27.

Among those receiving the award were:

Manchester High School’s Karly Eichenauer, Tahnee Fuentes and Hallie Sorg.

Northfield High School’s Austin Trump.

North Miami High School’s Diana Brose and Raychel Stroud.

Southwood High School’s Kassidy Atwood, Makenna Dawes, Paul Farlow and Taylor Heath.

Wabash High School’s Mary Guisewhite and Kaleb Kelsheimer.

The Distinguished Athlete Award was presented to senior athletes who were involved in multiple sports throughout the year and who, as a junior or senior, be named to the Academic All-Conference team five of the six sports seasons.

Among those earning the award were

Manchester’s Kane Gable.

Southwood’s Kassidy Atwood, Makenna Dawes and Taylor Heath.

Wabash’s Kaleb Kelsheimer.

The Mental Attitude Award was presented to senior athletes who were nominated by their coach or principal, excelled in leadership and scholarship, and who presented a positive attitude toward teammates, coaches, opponents, and officials, as well as to their teammates.

Among those earning the award were:

Manchester’s Karly Eichenauer and David McAtee.

Northfield’s Jacklyn Peas and Austin Trump.

North Miami’s Ryley Working and Garrett Bahney.

Southwood’s Makenna Dawes and Jeffrey Finicle.

Wabash’s Katie Ford and Kaleb Kelsheimer.

Other schools whose athletes were honored were Maconaquah High School, Peru High School, Rochester High School, Tippecanoe Valley High School and Whitko High School.

Dick Leming, a longtime coach and teacher in the Metropolitan School District of Wabash County, was the keynote speaker at the event.

Posted on 2017 May 16