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New Richmond hockey players honored for academic work

These are the New Richmond Bantam skaters who were honored for their academic work through the SKATE Program. Submitted photo

The New Richmond Youth Hockey Association each year honors academic excellence through its annual SKATE (Skaters Keep Achieving Through Education) program.

This year's SKATE banquet, which was held in conjunction with the end of the year association banquet, was held on March 29 at the New Richmond High School Commons.

This is the sixth year the SKATE program has been held in New Richmond to promote the importance of student work in the classroom.

This year there were 92 participants who qualified for the honor, another impressive year in the classroom for NRYHA hockey players. To be recognized, students needed to maintain a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average.

The program each year gives special recognition to students with grade point averages of 4.0 or higher. This year's group included: Chris Lubow, Catcher Langeness, Lauren Gruber, Madisyn Fiebiger and Alexandra Johnson.

The highest grade point average among the boys in the program was Catcher Langeness and the highest grade point average among the girls was Lauren Gruber.

Here are the students who were honored in this year's program.

Mites

Easton Saverine, Logan Kralovetz, Landon Bahneman, Stella Olson, Sullivan Till, Clyde Rea, Gabriel Massey, Bradyn Newman, Ceagan Langeness, Trennon Ortner, Jacob Jensen, Arija Barron, Baylor Schmit, Josh LeMay and Landon Fox

Squirts

Reegan Saverine, Austin Johnson, Evan Dillow, Allen Bentley, Max Kretovics, Jameson Unger, Maddux Gaspord, Bjorn Bahneman, Brody Jackson, Riley Johnson, Colin Olson, Steven Chapman, Sawyer Till, Justin Woods, Evan Curtis, Charlotte Rea, Dylan Sampair, Chase Huber, Canton Langeness, Ryan McGillis, Ashley Jensen, Tanner Gess, Zaylin Sweet, Nano Ballina, Gabby Thomsen, Brody Iverson, Danielle Hannula, Colton Gunter, Luken Manor and Matthew LeMay.

PeeWees

Catcher Langeness, Benjamin Hahn, Levi Running, Reece Humber, Matthew Unger, Wyatt Engstrom, Gavin Massey, Coleman Roff, Niko Keller, Blake Heinbuch, Ian Kralovetz, Trent Dorenbush, Gage Fox and Ethan Larson

Bantams

Jack Davis, Brock Unger, Michael Benedict, Brady Cunningham, Malaki Pethes, Blake Milton, Jax Erickson and Thomas Smallidge

Western Wisconsin Stars

Grace Stock, Lauren Gruber, Madisyn Fiebiger, Sydney Hahn, Alexandra Johnson, McKenna Kelly and Audrey Till

High school boys

Cole Thomas, Marcus Stock, Hayden Bradbury, Jonas Drill, Blake Kretovics, Jake Erickson, Eric Langer, Mikah Kier, Nick Johnson, Connor Iverson, Payton Pohl, Ben Karno, Mason Erickson, Evan Iverson, Brady Werner, Tommy Dorenbush, Chris Lubow and Max Davis