Announcements and Important Events
Congratulations to Taylor Kirby and Zakk Hensley who were named Independent Bank Student-Athletes of the Month for December. Both student-athletes were recognized at the high school student awards ceremony on Thursday, January 30th. The award is presented to seniors based on leadership, academics, and athletics. Each student-athlete now qualifies for a chance to win the Independent Bank Student-Athlete of the Year scholarship presented on senior night to one male and one female athlete
Taylor was nominated by girls basketball coach Scott Pischea, who praised her as one of the hardest workers he has ever coached. Adding that Taylor is a tremendous basketball player, student, leader, and teammate. She is also in line to receive the IHS Block I Award given to athletes who compete in a fall, winter and spring sport each year of their high school careers.
Zakk was nominated by boys swimming coach Laura Cairns, who thanked him for returning to the swim team after a two year absence. Adding that Zakk is a great example to his teammates and embraces challenges wholeheartedly.
Both Kirby and Hensley are not only successful in athletics but in the classroom as well, and serve as great role models for our younger athletes. Congratulations to both of them for being recognized as the Independent Bank male and female student-athletes of the month for January.