Newfound Scholar Athletes Honored

BRISTOL — The New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association and New Hampshire Athletic Directors Association held their Annual Scholar Athlete Awards Ceremony on Monday, March 17, at the Capital Center for the Arts, in Concord. This is the 27th year for females and the 16th year for males to received this highly distinguished award.

NHIAA high school student athletes from throughout New Hampshire were recognized for achieving academic and athletic excellence. Award recipients are nominated each year by their schools based on criteria which require the high school seniors to have a B+ grade point average, letter and be active in at least two varsity sports, participate in community service activities and serve as role models to their peers. At the awards ceremony, each student athlete received an award certificate. Governor Maggie Hassan addressed the student athletes and presented a proclamation.

The Newfound Regional High School students recognized included Megan Geldermann (volleyball & skiing), Amber Plummer (field hockey and basketball), Andrea Shinn (cross country, field hockey and track and field) and Allie Symonds (field hockey, basketball and track and field).