Byron-Bergen varsity athletes achieve 100% Scholar-Athlete Team awards

Written by on January 10, 2019

Cal-Mum/BB cheerleading team Photo credit: Cardinal Sports Imaging

Press Rlease:

Bergen, NY – The Byron-Bergen Senior High School proudly announces that every fall varsity Byron-Bergen sport team achieved the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) Scholar-Athlete Team award. The fall sports teams are cheerleading, boys cross-country, girls cross-country, football, gymnastics, boys soccer, girls soccer, and girls volleyball.

“Here at Byron-Bergen we are always proud of our student athletes and their accomplishments,” said Byron-Bergen Athletic Director Rich Hannan. “This fall we are especially proud that all of our fall teams made the NYS Scholar-Athlete Team award. As Athletic Director, I am extremely blessed to work with such great student athletes and coaches. This particular recognition is a great testament to the student athletes and what it takes to perform at a high level. In and out of the classroom, our kids are getting it done!”

The Scholar-Athlete program recognizes athletes for their academic success. NYSPHSAA Scholar-Athlete Team awards go to teams whose average GPA of 75% of the athletic team equals 90 or above.

Scholar-Athlete Team award recipients:

Sarah Sue Streeter

Boys cross-country team Photo credit: MCA Studios

Cross Country – Boys
Joshua Fleming
Zachary Hannan
Travis Lambert
Colby Leggo
John Mercovich
Caleb Sharpe
Corden Zimmerman

Girls cross-country team Photo credit: MCA Studios

Cross Country – Girls
Rachel Best
Camryn Brookhart
Dayanara Caballero
Siomara Caballero
Emma Goodman
Sara Goodman
Annaliese Hersom
Cambria Kinkelaar
Alaura Rehwaldt
Grace Shepard
Emma Smith

Cal-Mum/BB football team Photo credit: Cardinal Sports Imaging

Alexander Dean
Anthony DiQuattro
Andrew Parnapy

Genesee Varsity Gymnastics team Photo credit: Steve Ognibene

Victoria Rogoyski
Emily Salmonds

Boys soccer team Photo credit: MCA Studios

Soccer – Boys
Nicholas Baubie
Ryan Cooper
Adam Drake
Kyle Foeller
Rick Hubbard
William Johnson
Hunter Leach
Sabastian Pawlukewicz
Wade Thompson
Nathan Zwerka

Girls soccer team Photo credit: MCA Studios

Soccer – Girls
Julianna Amesbury
Lydia Campbell
Zoey Chambry
Elizabeth Donnelly
Veronica Duell
Kelsey Fuller
Eden Goff
Hope Hersom
Melissa MacCowan
Jillian Menzie
Chloe Shuskey

Girls volleyball team Photo credit: MCA Studios

Volleyball – Girls
Justine Bloom
Hannah Catalino
Madison Farnsworth
Sara Fraser
Amaya Gunther
Janae Meister
Alexandra Vurraro
Annabella Vurraro

Reader's opinions
  1. Cindy Cassada   On   January 10, 2019 at 12:34 pm

    There are more than 3 Byron-Bergen football players on that team. Shouldn’t you name them all??

  2. Dan Fischer   On   January 18, 2019 at 12:15 pm

    These are the names provided in the press release from the school. WBTA did not exclude any names from the original release.

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