The Packerland Conference announced its 2019-20 Scholar Athlete Awards. Each honoree must be a second-semester senior, hold a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0, and have earned at least four varsity letters through athletic participation. Principals at each school are allowed to nominate two boys and two girls for the awards.
Boys: Benjamin Fahrenkrug and Chase Peronto
Girls: Jenny Farley and Melissa Srnka
Boys: Brady Ash and Ben Fitzgerald
Girls: Kayla Scharrig and Bella Bunda
Boys: Tanor Bortolini and Ryan Carmichael
Girls: Katherine Metzler and Mackenzie Tlachac
Boys: Caden Kacmarynski and Evan Lardinois
Girls: Kailee Moe and Mya Ploor
Boys: Brock Aune and Sam Dean
Girls: Jacqlyn Atkins and Kendra Dantoin
Boys: Adison Benzinger and Jake Schneider
Girls: Katie Frank and Marina Jeanquart
Principals may also nominate scholar athletes who meet additional criteria for the Packerland Conference Outstanding Achievement Award. Athletes must have competed as a three-sport athlete for their junior and senior years, earned a minimum of seven athletic letters and maintained a minimum 3.9 cumulative grade point average compiled in accordance with the WIAA Scholar Athlete formula.
Only seven athletes met the criteria: Kewaunee’s Tanor Bortolini, Maxwell Hanrahan, Owen Kudick and Hailey Gaedtke; Sturgeon Bay’s Sarah Bridenhagen; and Green Bay NEW Lutheran’s Zachary Luepke and Lydia Nelson.