Shelton duo named SCC Scholar Athletes

Wesley Kocurek and Elizabeth Lewis were named SCC Scholar Athletes for Winter 2014-15.

Wesley Kocurek

Soccer, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track & Field        class rank:  #2/384     gpa:   100.25

SHS Outdoor Track Team Captain, SCC All-Academic Team, CAPT Scholar, National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, AP Scholar with distinction, National Merit Scholar commended, SHS Honor Roll, SHS Student of the Month, Black belt Martial Arts, Co-Instructor American Martial Arts Academy, Volunteer Peabody Museum, Shelton Trails Committee, Yale Book Award, Philosophy Club president, Boy’s State

Said SHS Boys’ Indoor Track Coach, Jason Kymer:

“It is impressive that Wesley is able to be a 3 sport athlete and still maintain an extraordinary level of scholastic achievement.  It is a tribute to his high level of organization, his hard work, his drive for success, and his enthusiasm for both disciplines.  His dedication and his leadership as an athlete should also be commended.”

SHS Boys’ Indoor Track Coach, Jason Kymer

Elizabeth Lewis

Girls’ Basketball, Outdoor Track & Field          class rank:   #26/384    gpa:  95.34

CAPT Scholar, SCC All-Academic Team, World Language Honor Society, Spanish Club, JSA Club, DECA Club, SHS Honor Roll, SHS Student of the Month, Volunteer Shelton Basketball Camp, Volunteer Spooner House, National Honor Society, Student Council, Intern Total Mortgage Services, Mini-med School Griffin Hospital.

Said SHS Girls’ Basketball Coach, Joe Cavallaro:

“Eliza combined her heavy academic workload with her equal dedication and hard work in every practice and game.  She never gave less than 100% to the team.”

The SCC Scholar Athlete of the Month program is sponsored by the Sports Center of Connecticut and recognizes student athletes who have a minimum of a B (3.0) overall and earn a varsity letter. Student athletes also demonstrate leadership qualities by being a positive role model both on and off the field and show commitment to self-improvement and put their team before themselves.