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2019-20 Midway University/KHSAA Male Student-Athlete of the Year Winners

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2019-20 Midway University/KHSAA
Male Student-Athlete of the Year Award Winners

 

Golf – Logan Liles (Lewis County)
Liles qualified for the KHSAA State Tournament two years in a row, as an eighth and ninth grader. He is currently ranked sixth in the state and has 28 KY JR PGA Tour wins. A three-time All-Region selection, Liles has five high school invitational wins so far in his career. Off the course, he plays guitar regularly at his community church, helps chaperone birthday parties for younger kids, assists with volunteer clean up at Camp Kentahan Kids Camp, and was a member of a mission youth team that went to the Dominican. He has a 4.0 GPA and is expected to graduate in 2022.

 

Soccer – John […]

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2019-20 Midway University/KHSAA Female Student-Athlete of the Year Winners

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2019-20 Midway University/KHSAA
Female Student-Athlete of the Year Award Winners

 

Golf – Libby Gilliland (Presentation)
A three-time All A state qualifier, Gilliland has earned numbers honors including Presentation’s Most Valuable Player and Team Leadership award. Off the course, she is the senior class president, leading student retreats, peer leading for grade schools in the local community, and being chosen to guide leadership forums. She has raised over $50,000 for the Colon Cancer Prevention Project and Kentucky Golf Foundation. A three-time First Team Academic All A State honoree, she holds a 3.825 GPA and is expected to graduate in 2020.

 

Volleyball – Elena Scott (Mercy)
A 2019 Max Prep Preseason All American, Scott has claimed numerous accolades including All-District honors in 2017, a […]

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Ferguson tabbed Midway University/KHSAA Female Student-Athlete of the Year for 2018-19

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Ferguson tabbed Midway University/KHSAA Female Student-Athlete of the Year for 2018-19

June 21, 2019

The third annual Midway University/KHSAA Female Student-Athlete of the Year program concluded when the award winners from the past year were invited to campus for a ceremony to announce the overall winner for 2018-19. It was announced at the ceremony that Maci Ferguson (tennis) of Russell High School was named the overall winner for 2018-19.

A 2018 graduate of Russell High School, Ferguson left a lasting impact in her time as a standout for the Red Devils. A two-time Doubles State Champion and a four-time All-State Tennis Team Selection, Ferguson helped lead the Red Devils to five consecutive Region Championships. She also is a three-time Region 16 Player of the Year who also won the 2017 Wendy’s Heisman Award.

Ferguson not only excelled on the court, but also in the classroom. While putting in many hours with lessons and travel on […]

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2018-19 Midway University/KHSAA Female Student-Athlete of the Year Winners

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2018-19 Midway University/KHSAA
Female Student-Athlete of the Year Award Winners

Golf – Ava Dillow (Brown School)
A member of Brown’s golf team since the 6th grade, Ava qualified for the 2017 Leachman Buick GMC Cadillac/KHSAA Girls’ Golf State Tournament and finished 23rd overall. She has qualified for the All “A” State tournament four-straight years and is a two-time KY JR PGA player of the year. Ava is very involved with her community, serving as a volunteer for three years at the Don Fightmaster golf tournament for exceptional children and at St. John Bible school. She is also a volunteer for CLOUT, Citizens of Louisville Organized Together, and the treasurer for KY United Nations Assembly (KUNA). She is a […]

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Hieneman Named Midway University/KHSAA Female Student-Athlete of the Year for 2017-18

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Hieneman Named Midway University/KHSAA Female Student-Athlete of the Year for 2017-18

May 18, 2018

(Midway, Ky.) – The second annual Midway University/KHSAA Female Student-Athlete of the Year program culminated when award winners from the previous academic year were invited to campus for a ceremony to announce the overall winner for 2017-18. Russell High School’s, Sara Hieneman (softball) was named the overall winner for 2017-18.

Hieneman graduated from Russell High School in 2017 after leaving a lasting mark in her time with the Red Devils. She made the varsity team as a seventh grader and became a starter as an eighth grader. She played all nine positions at some point in her career at Russell High School. She was also named the 2017 Softball Max Preps Team Player of the Year.

Hieneman is not only a great athlete on the field, but she is an even better student in the classroom. She was Co-Valedictorian in her […]

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Forde Named Midway University/KHSAA Female Student-Athlete of the Year For 2016-17

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Forde Named Midway University/KHSAA Female Student-Athlete of the Year For 2016-17

May 23, 2017

The inaugural yearlong Midway University/KHSAA Female Student-Athlete of the Year program culminated on the campus of Midway University on Monday as Sacred Heart’s Brooke Forde was named the first overall winner. Beginning in May of 2016 with the Bass Fishing State Championship, Midway University presented a Female Student-Athlete of the Year award at each of the KHSAA’s 14 girls’ state championship events, with an overall winner selected following the final championship of the timeframe (2017 State Archery).

The Midway University/KHSAA Female Student-Athlete of the Year award is based upon overall athletic performance (60%), academic achievement (20%), and community service (20%). Students must possess an overall grade point average of 3.0 or better to qualify, and must be academically eligible during the season in which they are nominated. School administrators, coaches, and athletic directors nominate student-athletes online at KHSAA.org, and the nominees […]

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