2006 Athletic Boosters Present Certificates to Scholar Athletes for the 1st marking period 2007

At the December 11th School Board meeting, Tom Koon, the Onekama Athlete Booster President, introduced the Scholar Athletes.  Nick Schmoke and Marlee Herkelrath were honored as the Booster Scholar Athlete of the first marking period.

Marlee Herkelrath, Nick Schmoke and Tom Koon

Nick Schmoke

  • Cross Country 4 years - Shawn Lenz award Junior and Senior years

  • Track and Field 4 years - Unsung hero Sophomore and Junior years

  • National Honor Society - Senior year

  • Student Council - President Senior year

  • Class Officer 4 years

  • Class Representative

  • S.A.D.D. - 4 years

  • I plan to attend Northern Michigan University, Michigan State University,

  • Marquette University or Creighton University and major in Pre-medicine and become a doctor in physical therapy.

Marlee Herkelrath, Nick Schmoke
Marlee Herkelrath
  • Basketball: 4 years, Volleyball: 3 years
  • Track & field: 4 years, Cheerleading: 1 year
  • NHS: 3 years
  • Student Council: 4 years
  • 2004- Secretary, 2005- Vice president
  • 2006- Homecoming queen
  • SADD: 3 years
  • Class officer: Class President 4 years
  • Scholar Athlete 1st marking period 2005
  • All-conference honorable mention 2005 (basketball)
  • 1st team all-conference 2006 (basketball)
  • Detroit Free Press class D honorable mention 2006
  • College next year: Western Michigan University
     to study Social Work or Nursing

Criteria for Scholar Athlete

The Athletic Boosters ask the coaches of the qualifying marking period to nominate a male and/or female athlete from their sport.  All nominations are then turned into Duane Keith, athletic director, and Gina Hagen, Principal. 

The criteria for these nominations are Consideration of GPA, Citizenship, Team/Community Contribution, and Sportsmanship/Conduct. 

The awardees are then presented a scholar athlete medal for their varsity jacket. A certificate by the athletic boosters is presented at the next school board meeting following the selection process. All in all there will be 8 scholar athletes per school year (4 Male, 4 Female). …

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Updated Dec. 2006