Beaumont School held its 2020 commencement ceremony on Sunday (June 7) night and at the event, athletic award winners were announced.
The athletic department award winners were:
Archie Griffin Sportsmanship Award – Katie Bagley and Caitlin McGarry
Sportsmanship, ethics and integrity are essential components of any successful athletic program. As part of an ongoing program to promote sportsmanship, ethics and integrity, the Ohio High School Athletic Association would like to recognize students who display exemplary sportsmanship. This award is named for Archie Griffin. Mr. Griffin is an Ohio native, the only two-time recipient of the Heisman Trophy, and as a professional athlete, he always displayed exemplary sportsmanship. Mr. Griffin, current CEO of The Ohio State University Alumni Association, has been active in promoting sportsmanship, ethics and integrity for many years. He was honored in 1998 as the recipient of the prestigious OHSAA Ethics and Integrity Award.
OHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award – Carly Perusek
The Ohio High School Athletic Association established the Scholar-Athlete Award to honor student-athletes for their academic and athletic achievements. This student athlete is an exceptional representation of what it means to be a scholar athlete. The recipient is the student-athlete with at least four varsity letters who has the highest scholastic average at the end of the first semester of grade 12.
Ursuline Education Network Student-Athlete Award – Nyomi Morris
The Ursuline Education Network recognizes a student-athlete for outstanding achievements in academics and athletics, being loyal to her team and her school, demonstrating optimism and hopefulness, being a woman of integrity, courage and faith on and off the field of play.
Ursuline Education Network Spirit of St. Angela Award – Madeline Brown
The Ursuline Education Network recognizes a student-athlete for modeling the spirit of St. Angela by showing respect and compassion for others, being loyal to her team and school, demonstrating optimism and hopefulness, being a woman of integrity, courage and faith on and off the fields of play.
John Peyton North Coast League Award – Addison Ciecierski
The former Commissioner of the North Coast League, John Peyton was a man of tremendous courage and spirit. His love for high school athletics and his concern for high school athletes were apparent in everything he did. Always a man of humility and dignity, John Peyton epitomized the spirit of high school athletics. The North Coast League created the John Peyton Memorial Award one year after Mr. Peyton’s death to honor a high school student who has consistently demonstrated a strong faith commitment, a love of athletics, positive school spirit, good sportsmanship, and respect for players, officials and fans.
NFHS Award of Excellence – Mia Mlynek
The National Federation of High School’s Board of Directors and the Ohio High School Athletic Association have established the NFHS National Award of Excellence to honor a student who has displayed exemplary sportsmanship, ethics and integrity. This award is presented to a student who has exhibited these qualities of good citizenship, good moral character and good sporting behavior.