September Student-Athletes of the Month: Carolanne Merlington, Junior, Cross Country..... Emily Pierson, Junior, Sideline Cheerleading..... Jacob Outwin, Senior, Boys' Soccer...... Courtney Pienta, Junior, Girls' Golf
September, 2017
 Courtney Pienta, Junior, Girls' Golf
Courtney is the daughter of Catherine Pienta. Courtney is a 3 year 
varsity golfer who usually plays the #1 or #2 position, and who has shot in the 40's a couple
of times this year. Coach London comments: “Courtney is a scrapper on the course. She is a positive young lady who gives a great effort every time out.”
Carolanne Merlington, Junior, Girls' Cross Country
Carolanne is the daughter of Glen & Angela Merlington. Carolanne is
a captain of the team and also does great in the classroom with a 3.29 GPA.
Coach Covey comments: “Carolanne leads her team by example. She works hard at
practice every day and strives to improve. Her commitment and discipline to train in
the off season inspires her teammates to do the same.”
Emily Pierson, Junior, Sideline Cheerleading
Emily is the daughter of William and April Pierson. Emily has been a cheerleader
for 11 years, she has been a volunteer coach for the rockets program for 3 years, and has
been a part of athletic leadership, kids club and girl scouts. She also does great in the 
classroom with a 3.7 GPA. Coach Olszewski comments: “I chose Emily because she works hard! She adds her constructive opinions and tries to include everyone in everything. If I ask her to do
something, she does it immediately. Any group I place her in requires little encouragement from me for motivation to work hard. They get it from Emily. Awesome person! Great leader!”
Jacob Outwin, Senior, Boys' Soccer
Jacob is the son of Ryan & Amy Outwin. Jacob is a 3 year varsity player, is 
a member of the NHS, an ALC member, an AP scholar award winner, and does excellent
in the classroom with a 4.16 GPA. Coach Frilen comments: “Jacob is a quiet guy, but his leadership by example is loud and clear to the rest of the squad. His teammates respect him. Jacob is extremely smart which helps him read the game on the field. He possesses a strong work ethic every day
in practice, as well as on game day.”