News10NBC is proud to support our local high school scholar athletes - students committed to excellence on and off the field. Tune in each Tuesday night and Wednesday morning as we spotlight our area's best student athletes, or simply click on the links below to view the stories of those who have been featured.
We encourage you to nominate a High School Senior who excels in the classroom and in sport.
The high school basketball sectional tournaments begin tonight and in honor of the tip-off to the sectional season our Scholar Athlete is a dynamic scorer who's led her team to a number-one seed.
A leader on the court and a leader in the classroom... those are the hallmarks of our Scholar-Athletes and the basketball player that we profiled this week has the skills to take her far in life.
Meet the News10NBC Scholar-Athlete of the Week!
She has so many state championship patches that they don't all fit on her varsity jacket. Pittsford Mendon senior Megan Deuel has as many Section V records as years in high school.
"I want to be a leader at school, someone people can look up to," Cal-Mum senior Grace Walker said.
"I'm always more organized when I have a sport to do,” says Judith Lanahan, “it keeps me grounded."
Practice makes perfect, and that certainly goes for Brittney Marks.
Expectations are high at McQuaid and the reminders of greatness are all around for the volleyball program.
Step by step... running is a calling for Jacob-Kurtis Guy.
Starting Tuesday night and continuing through the rest of the week the best girls swimmers in the Rochester area will compete in sectionals. Our Scholar-Athlete this week hopes to lead her team to their best result at the meet.
The Sectional tournaments in soccer continue tonight and the Avon Braves girls soccer team is ranked number one in class B2. One of the keys to their success is our Scholar-Athlete of the Week!
The Sectional tournaments for girls soccer begin tonight and with eyes on a Sectional Title, the Scholar-Athlete of the Week is a captain of a team ranked number one.
Determined, thoughtful, and well-rounded: those are the qualities that define some of the best leaders in sports as well as our community. They are also traits held by this week's Scholar-Athlete of the Week.
In an instant, it's over...
It's a common theme in sports, but every player, coach and team wants to always improve, and that's absolutely the case for the Penfield girls soccer team...