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Boys Athlete of the Month – March 2017

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Alex Jackman

Boys Student Athlete: Alex Jackman

Alex Jackman is a senior center back on the soccer team.  Alex has helped the team to a fast start by anchoring the defense in the middle and being a leader by example.  The team was able to get off to a 5-0 start aided by a defense that only surrendered 3 goals in the first 5 matches.  Alex also helped the team reclaim the county cup with a 2-1 victory over Box Elder.  The victory was the first over the Bee’s in over 20 years.  Alex is also a 4.0 student and was voted to be a captain by his teammates and coaches.  His work ethic and coach ability has put the team in a position to qualify for state, after missing last year.
Gene Wilcox, Head Boys Soccer Coach
What a pleasure it has been to teach and watch Alex these past 3 years!  I remember teaching him as a sophomore, thinking what a conscientious and sharp student he was!  I would watch as he came early in the morning to Jazz band then stay late afterwards for soccer practice or cross country and every time I passed him in the hall he always had a smile and a hello! I get exhausted just thinking of his schedule.
I also watched as many times I would be outside getting the football field ready for a game and looking over during lunch and seeing Alex practicing his soccer during his lunch.  There is no question he knows what it takes to be a success, hard work, a great attitude and perseverance.   So it is no surprise he has had a very successful year so far on the soccer field, in cross country and in the classroom as he has a 4.0 GPA throughout his high school career.  Alex truly exemplifies what we are looking for in our student athletes and has been a great example to  the underclassman.  Best wishes Alex on all your future endeavors!
Sincerely,
Van Park, Athletic Director

 

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