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EAHS holds Athlete Recognition Day

February 5, 2020- On Wednesday, Feb. 5, Elizabethtown Area High School held its annual Athlete Recognition Day. This celebration was for Elizabethtown Area High School athletes who plan to continue their sports careers at the collegiate level. Less than two percent of high school athletes play at the post-secondary level. Joining the athletes on their special day were their families, teammates, coaches, faculty members and administration in the high school auditorium as each was introduced.
Group photo of all student athletes being honored
As part of the program, the fifteen honorees were saluted by their coaches for the contributions each made to his or her sports program. The coaches read off the many accolades earned by each student-athlete as well as wish them success at the next level. The lengthy list of accomplishments included common themes for all like Lancaster-Lebanon League all-stars, team captains, and MVP awards, as well as a long list of leadership qualities and academic accolades.

The honorees were as follows:

McKenna Dare
Volleyball @ Penn State~Mont Alto

Steven Dixon
Track & Field @ East Stroudsburg University

Madisyn Ealy  
Lacrosse @ Lycoming College

Elijah Eberly  
Basketball @ DeSales University

Alyssa Hamilton  
Softball @ Lebanon Valley College

Mackenzie Hammaker  
Field Hockey @ Kutztown University

Haley Hoffman  
Field Hockey @ Mercyhurst University

Kadey Kreider  
Lacrosse @ Arcadia University

Marley Kreiser  
Rugby @ West Chester University

Kierstan Lentz
Diving @ Youngstown State University

Julia Raybold  
Soccer @ West Chester University

Kaelynn Sheetz  
Soccer @ Penn College of Technology

Olivia Shuck
Soccer @ Messiah College

Aiden Weaver
Soccer @ Stanford University

Katelyn Weissend  
Lacrosse @ Liberty University