Congratulations to our 1590 WAKR Male and Female Student Athlete of the Year Scholarship Award Winners Nate Dobben of Norton High School and Alexis Radcliff of Kenmore-Garfield High School.
Both were awarded $1,000 scholarships on Wednesday evening as part of that night’s festivities. The banquet was held at St. George’s Fellowship Centre inFairlawn.
Nate says he’s humbled and honored with the scholarship.
“It’s a tremendous honor,” Dobben said. “I really am grateful to receive this scholarship, it’s an amazing thing especially with so many amazing students here.”
Dobben played both football and basketball at Norton. He was also part of the Key Club, National Honor Society, Senior Class Vice President.
Upon graduation in the spring he will be studying Electrical Engineering in Fall of 2019 at the University of Akron.
Our next Student Athlete is Alexis Radcliff, from Kenmore/Garfield High School
She also talked about the honor and what it means for her future.
“It really means a lot and it’s really going to help me,” she said. “I’m so glad I got selected for this scholarship.”
This year Alexis was Academic All City, Player of the Year, and a member of the First Team in the Akron City Series.
Upon graduation in the spring, Radcliff plans on studying business management in college.
Thanks again to our sponsors Dominion East Ohio, TLC Catering, NECA-IBEW and Akron Children’s Hospital. Also thanks to G&G Fitness for sponsoring our Coaches of the Week.
We look forward to next year’s Student Athlete Banquet honoring high school athletes from the 2019-2020 school year.