Goshen High School and Edward Jones are proud to announce the student-athlete of the month award to recognize athletic and academic excellence. A senior male and female student-athlete will be selected from August – May each school year. At the end of the year, a $500 scholarship will be awarded to one male and one female student athlete of the month, as selected by the GHS head coaching staff.
Row 1: Renee Drake, Michael Chupp, Kayci Troyer, Adam Pearson, Tricia Place, & Matt Szynal
The winners of the Edward Jones Student-Athlete of the Month Award for April are Kayci Troyer & Adam Pearson.
Kayci Troyer: Kayci is the daughter of Lonnie & Joy Troyer. Kayci is a senior on the girls’ tennis team and maintains a GPA of 3.771. She is also involved in Volleyball, National Honor Society, & 4-H. Kayci has received many awards while at Goshen including 4-year letterwinner for Volleyball & Tennis, 3-year letterwinner for Basketball, 10-year 4-H member, Most Valuable Player (volleyball, 2013), Teamwork Award (volleyball, 2014), Captain Award (volleyball, 2013-2014 & tennis, 2015), and NLC All-Conference (tennis, 2013). After graduating, Kayci plans on attending IUPUI to study Social Work and obtain her masters to become a Clinical Social Worker.
Adam Pearson: Adam is the son of James & Chris Pearson. Adam is a senior on the Boys Baseball team and maintains a GPA of 3.625. He was also on the football team at GHS and is a part of National Honor Society, Stay in Bounds Ambassadors, and Student Athletic Council. Adam has been on the High Honor Roll every year of his high school career and is a Kiwanis Scholar Athlete. He plans on attending Grace College in the fall to play Baseball and major in Marketing. His future plans include being first in his family to graduate from college and possibly go into Sports Marketing.
The winners of the Edward Jones Student-Athlete of the Month Award for May are Tricia Place & Michael Chupp.
Tricia Place: Tricia is the daughter of John & Patty Place. Tricia is a senior on the girls’ track team and maintains a GPA of 4.207. She is also involved in Cross Country, Swimming & Diving, National Honor Society, Student Athletic Council, the youth group at Community Church of Waterford, and skiing with her family. Tricia has received many awards while at Goshen including Most Valuable Player (Cross Country, 2013 & Track, 2012), school record holder for Pole Vault (9’6”), Summa Cum Laude, Kiwanis Scholar Athlete each year of her high school career, and Team Leader (Track, 2014 & Youth Group). After graduating, Tricia plans on attending Purdue University to study Engineering & Business. In the future she would like to move to Salt Lake City to work at a construction firm.
Michael Chupp: Michael is the son of Jeff & Anita Chupp. Michael is a senior on the Boys Golf team and maintains a GPA of 3.459. He was also on the football team this year at GHS and basketball team (2011) and participates in Dodgeball tournaments and Intramural Basketball. Michael has received the Most Improved Award (Football, 2014), Teamwork Award (Basketball & Golf), Coaches Award (Golf), and is a Kiwanis Scholar Athlete. He is currently undecided on his future plans.