Athletes Of The Week

Week:

Riley Wichmann

CHCA - Junior
Volleyball

Riley is a volleyball player at CHCA. When she heard that our athletic trainer, Joe Lucas from Beacon, was placed on furlough, she rallied athletes in all sports at CHCA to raise money and give an extremely generous donation to Joe and his family during these difficult times.


Sadie Joseph

Summit Country Day - Sophomore

Sadie, varsity girls' tennis and lacrosse, delivers love through festive Easter baskets and gift bags for donation to St Vincent DePaul. Sadie, you've made us all proud to be Silver Knights!


Margaret Sprigg-Dudley

Cincinnati Country Day - Sophomore
Softball

Margaret had her letter-to-the-editor published in the New York Times. Her letter was about the social response of the coronavirus, inspired by an editorial written by Erin Aubry Kaplan about the challenge to connect with others while social distancing. Read more here (click and paste) https://tinyurl.com/vq47khl.


Lauren Myers

CHCA - Senior
Softball

Lauren has organized her friends in writing letters of encouragement to juveniles who are incarcerated and are unable to have family visits during the shelter in place order.


Michelle Riemann

Cincinnati Country Day - Junior
Gymnastics

Michelle is helping a group of Country Day students with what they call “Reach Out.” They put together a digital video “recital" to send to people in hospitals and nursing homes since they are not allowed to have visitors.


Emma Zelkind

Seven Hills - Senior
Softball

Emma is a natural leader on the softball field. Her leadership abilities don’t stop there though. She is a part of the NFTY which is a Jewish youth group. The last two years, Emma’s been a leader in this youth group; and this year, she was actually named President of her region (1 of 19 in North America). As President, she helped plan events for teens in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, and West Virginia. Aside from that, Emma also volunteers with the Interfaith Hospitality Network.


Ainsley Droege

CHCA - Senior
Volleyball

Ainsley, senior setter, will be graduating with over 650 service hours. Ainsley has been working together remotely with her service group, writing letters to police departments, Kroger employees, hospital employees etc, to thank them for their work during this pandemic.


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