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Phoenix Students Recognized as High Academic Scholar Athletes

PHOENIX – Awards were distributed to student athletes at Emerson J. Dillon Middle School and John C. Birdlebough High School recently, recognizing them for high academic achievement.

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JCB High Academic Achievement Award-winners Gianna DeRoberts, Garrett Watkins, Emilie Hilliard, Kellen Arnold, Natalie Hart, Kristine Rowe, Alexis Smith, Mike Sadoski, Morgan Gravlin, Josh Margrey and Spencer Evens receive their plaques of recognition from Phoenix Athletic Director Stephen Musso (right). DeRoberts, Watkins, Hilliard and Arnold received the Highest Overall Academic Achievement Awards.

Students must be passing three subjects as well as physical education to participate in school sports.

The Academic Achievement Awards recognize students for attaining the highest grade point averages on the team.

The EJD students honored were Miranda LaRobardiere, Liam Sweeney, Thomas Uhl, Jock Li, Caitlin George and Francesca Goodell. The JCB students recognized were Gianna DeRoberts, Garrett Watkins, Emilie Hilliard, Kellen Arnold, Natalie Hart, Kristine Rowe, Alexis Smith, Mike Sadoski, Morgan Gravlin, Josh Margrey and Spencer Evans.

EJD High Academic Achievement Award recipients from left, Athletic Director Stephen Musso, Miranda LaRobardiere, Liam Sweeney and EJD Principal Sue Anderson.
EJD High Academic Achievement Award recipients from left, Athletic Director Stephen Musso, Miranda LaRobardiere, Liam Sweeney and EJD Principal Sue Anderson.

Phoenix Athletic Director Stephen Musso expressed his pride in each of students, mentioning their determination and hard work.

He challenged those who participated in one or two sports to continue to improve and perhaps even tackle another sport.

EJD High Academic Achievement Award recipients Thomas Uhl, Jock Li and Caitlin George receive their plaques from Stephen Musso and Principal Sue Anderson. Not shown, Francesca Goodell also received the High Academic Scholar Athlete Award.
EJD High Academic Achievement Award recipients Thomas Uhl, Jock Li and Caitlin George receive their plaques from Stephen Musso and Principal Sue Anderson. Not shown, Francesca Goodell also received the High Academic Scholar Athlete Award.