DeBoe, Swanson and Austin are named Cedar Springs Athletic Boosters Student Athletes of the Month for January
Junior Liz DeBoe was named Student Athlete of the Month for Girls Bowling. Liz is a 3 year varsity anchor bowler who is counted on heavily by her Red Hawk teammates. Liz also excels in the classroom with a 3.49 GPA.
Coach Rog Filut states that; “Liz is a 3rd year varsity team member, she has been dedicated to improving each year she has been on the team. She is currently our anchor bowler which puts additional expectation on her. Not only is she a good bowler, but she is a leader by example for her teammates and is always willing to help out her teammates, to improve their games as well. Liz shows up for practice focused and ready to go. It is great to have her on the team.”
Liz is the daughter of Vivian and Gary DeBoe.
Junior Rider Swanson was named Student Athlete of the Month for Ice Hockey. Rider is a key member of the varsity hockey team; he has had an outstanding first half of the season accumulating 2 goals, and 7 assists in 12 games. Rider also excels in the classroom with an impressive 3.76 GPA and is a regular on the honor roll. Rider is a member of National Honor Society.
Coach Mike Maas says; “Rider is a hard worker who continues to gain confidence. He is a strong physical player who isn’t afraid to go into the corners. Rider has a good shot and a knack for making plays. Riders role continues to expand, and we are looking for more out of Rider in the second half of the season.”
Rider is the son of Mandy and Kevin Swanson.
Senior Josh Austin has been named the Student Athlete of the Month for Boys Bowling. Josh is a 4 year member of the Varsity bowling team, and carries an impressive 182 average this season. He excels in the classroom with a 2.986 GPA. Josh volunteers his time and mentors young bowlers.
Josh’s coach says that; “Josh is a very committed to bowling. He has been bowling since the age of 5. He is proud to tell you his Grandpa Austin is part of the Grand Rapids Bowling Hall of Fame. High school bowling is a passion for Josh and I am very proud of his accomplishments during his 4 years of bowling and his dedication to the sport.”
Josh is the son of Dobbie and Todd Austin.