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Middle Border Conference honors its top scholar-athletes

These are the 16 Middle Border Conference students who were honored as the conference's top senior scholar-athletes for the 2018-19 school year. Submitted photos1 / 4
Somerset was represented at the Scholar Athlete Banquet by (l-r) Georgia Hammer, athletic director Trent Probst and Jack Peterson.2 / 4
New Richmond was represented at the Scholar Athlete Banquet by (l-r) Drew Momchilovich, athletic director Casey Eckardt and Amanda Johnson.3 / 4
St. Croix Central was represented at the Scholar Athlete Banquet by (l-r) Austin Kopacz, athletic director Jason Koele and Claire Frankiewicz.4 / 4

The top senior student-athletes in the Middle Border Conference were honored last Wednesday at the annual Scholar Athlete Banquet put on by the conference at the St. Croix Central High School auditorium.

The banquet honored the top male and female senior scholar-athlete from each of the eight MBC schools. The Keynote Speaker for the banquet was Ellsworth High School graduate Mark Helmer.

These students were honored at this year’s banquet:

Amery: Madelyn Granica and Noah Rademaker

Baldwin-Woodville: Lexie Klatt and Jacek Nickowski

Ellsworth: Mackenzie Kummer and Jared Lansing

New Richmond: Amanda Johnson and Drew Momchilovich

Osceola: Katie Haase and Logan Clark

Prescott: Allie Murphy and Carson Stenroos

Somerset: Georgia Hammer and Jack Peterson

St. Croix Central: Claire Frankiewicz and Austin Kopacz

New Richmond

Amanda Johnson: Amanda is the daughter of Cory and Kari Johnson. She is involved in cross country, basketball and soccer. She carries a 3.411 grade point average. She plans to attend the University of North Dakota.

Drew Momchilovich: Drew is the son of Brad and Caren Momchilovich. He was a member of the Tiger football, basketball and baseball teams. He carries a 3.681 grade point average. He plans to attend Drake University.

Somerset

Georgia Hammer: Georgia Hammer is the daughter of Mike Hammer and Monique Hammer. She competes in volleyball, basketball and softball. She carries a 4.0 grade point average. She plans to attend the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Jack Peterson: Jack Peterson is the son of Mike and Lynsey Peterson. He competed in football, hockey and track. He carries a 4.0 grade point average. He plans to attend the University of Minnesota-Duluth.

St. Croix Central

Claire Frankiewicz: Claire is the daughter of Ramie and Jenny Frankiewicz. She competed in volleyball, basketball and softball. She carries a 4.0 grade point average. She plans to attend Edgewood College in Madison.

Austin Kopacz: Austin is the son of Mark and Kelly Kopacz. He competed in football, basketball and track. He carries a 4.0 grade point average. He plans to attend the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

Dave Newman

Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for more than 30 years.

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