Beginning in 2018,
the Niles North Athletic Booster Club will fund
$4,000 in scholarships
to four males and four females.
Booster Club Loyalty Scholarships – $1,000 Each (NEW!)
This award recognizes one male and one female senior student athlete who possess upstanding character, dedication, respect and teamwork.
No minimum GPA requirement. Athlete must have been a Booster Club member all four years or as long as he/she has been involved in athletics at Niles North.
Outstanding Senior Athletes – $500 Each
(Award given by the NNHS Athletic Department; Scholarship given by the Boosters)
This award recognizes one male and one female senior student athlete who possess all the qualities a coach seeks in a “blue chip” athlete, plus maintains average to above average academic standing. This athlete demonstrates good values and character, good leadership qualities, courage, loyalty, poise, keeps commitments, is dedicated and a positive influence on other athletes and programs.
U.S. Army Reserve Scholar Athletes – $250 Each
(Award given by the U.S.Army Reserves; Scholarship given by the Boosters)
This award is given to one male and one female senior for athletic participation and ability as well as high academic achievement.
U.S. Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award – $250 Each
(Award given by the U.S. Marine Corps; Scholarship given by the Boosters)
This award is given to one male and one female senior athlete who is an exemplary young citizen and role model for younger students. These students exhibit personal traits of courage, poise, self-confidence and leadership.
This year’s Sportsmanship Award winners were:
Juniors Nelson Fernandes and Linh Nguyen;
Sophomores Brian Cox and Tina Tran; and
Freshman Kyle Wilson and Nyla Hawel.
The criteria for the Sportsmanship Awards is based upon those students who demonstrate respect toward officials, opposing teams, coaches and fans; pride towards their own team; an attitude that encourages and provides an environment conducive to the spirit of fair play; leadership which sets a good example; and good character and sportsmanship on and off the field.
Here are the class of ’17 student athletes who will continue their athletic career in college. And a hat tip to all the senior student athletes who have represented the Vikings. Thank you and best of luck.
Joe Ardelean, Football, Carthage College; Cameron Benesch, Baseball, Undecided; Karis Catrinta, Soccer, Trinity University; Patrick Cox, Swimming, South Carolina; Griffin Dunn, Volleyball, Milwaukee School of Engineering; Andrew Francis, Football, University of Wisconsin – Platteville; Edgar Gomez, Football, University of Dubuque; Ysabel Gonzaga, Tennis, Elmhurst College; Isla Herrera, Track and Field, North Park University; Teresa Knudson, Soccer, Coe College; Jordan LaBelle, Football, University of Dubuque; Ethan Lee, Swimming, University of Illinois – Chicago; Gina Loy, Softball, University of Iowa; Mitch Mages, Swimming, Carthage College; Sabrina Palavra, Tennis, University of Wisconsin – Whitewater; Dylan Ramirez, Football, Carthage College; Max Royzen, Diving, University of Minnesota; Jovanni Sanchez, Baseball, Undecided; George Sherman, Baseball, Dominican University; Zac Sward, Soccer, Oakton Community College; and Jelani Terrier, Football, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point