Week of Monday, December 21, 2015

Kacy Eckhardt is a 13 year old 7th grader at the La Crosse Design Institute.  She is a straight A student and is a member of the Student Council.  Kacy is involved in sports year round including, track, softball, volleyball, basketball and snowboarding.  Kacy is also a Jr. Snowboard instructor at Mt La Crosse. 

She is always up for a challenge and works hard at being the best for her team, and always has great sportsmanship. 

Week of Monday, December 14, 2015

Cassy is an 8th grader at G-E-T Middle School.

Cassy actively participates in sports all year long, including fall and spring volleyball, softball, basketball, and track. Cassy consistently makes A honor roll with a GPA of 3.9 or 4.0, all while juggling advanced classes. In addition to sports, she's an outdoor enthusiast and avid hunter. Cassy takes pride in her athletic efforts and her academic achievements. She works hard and always tries to help others. Even her teachers agree, Cassy is an outstanding teammate and student. Please join us in congratulating our athlete of the week, Cassy Schmitz!

(She's number 41 in this picture)

Week of Monday, December 7, 2015



Lara is a 7th grader at Longfellow Middle School

She is currently enrolled in 10 dance classes at Amanda's Academy of Dance!  Her instructors say that she takes every critique given to her with grace and applies it to her academy training.  She also recently earned her pointe shoes, which is a huge accomplishment for ballet dancers.

Lara is also a phenomenal student. She is currently an A/A+ student, in High Performance Learning for Math and Language Arts, she plays in the Honors Orchestra, and plays the Violin and Flute.  She's so talented in so many ways, and she's a great kid!

Week of Monday, November 30, 2015


Claire was the middle hitter on Logan’s Varsity Volleyball team this fall.  Claire also plays for Viterbo’s V-Hawk Xtreme volleyball team.  In the Spring, Claire will play 1st base and outfield on the Logan High School softball team.  Besides being on key member of the volleyball team, Claire is an A student.  She’s had straight A’s since 6th grade.  She also is kind hearted and funny.  She’s a volunteer at the Salvation Army, delivering lunches in the summer and Bell Ringing in the winter. 

Week of Monday, November 23, 2015



Madessa Collins is a sophomore at Aquinas High School. She was on the Varsity basketball team last year as a freshmen, and is on the team again this year. She puts her heart and soul into school and basketball.  She is always on the honor roll. During the summer when she is not in school, she participates in YMCA AAU basketball.  This is a picture of Madessa and one of her coaches.

Week of Monday, November 16, 2015



Mikayla is a Sophomore at Onalaska High School and this is her second year as one of Onalaska’s Feature Baton Twirlers.  You can see her twirl fire baton at most home football games this fall! 

Mikayla has been a twirler with the Warriors Performing Arts for 10 years, and it’s just as much training and hard work as any other competitive sport.  

Mikayla's advanced Dance Twirl Team took first at Wisconsin State in July and also took first at an International competition in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in June. She was also on the winning Fire Baton Team in South Carolina.  She also took first place in Fire Baton in the individual high school category.  

Mikayla has incredible sportsmanship and she always helps the younger kids, and shows them support to encourage them!

Mikayla is also an excellent student, and is involved in many other school activies such as Show Choir at Onalaska.

(Mikayla is on the left in this picture)

Week of Monday, November 9, 2015


Briana Nelson is a senior at Brookwood High School in Ontario, WI.

Her freshman year: Varsity Cross Country Team- 1st team all Conference in Cross Country & Conference Sportsmanship winner. She also ran in the State Cross Country Meet. Briana also made the Varsity Basketball team (that won Conference, Regionals & were 1 game away from the state tournament).

She dual sported in the spring in both track & softball.

Sophomore and Junior Years- Varsity Cross Country Team,1st team all conference in Cross Country & again qualified for the State Cross Country Meet. She was the starting point guard on the Varsity Basketball team. She continued to compete in track also, qualifying for the State Track Meet in the 4x1 relay her Junior year.

Senior Year-Briana is currently a member of the Varsity Cross Country team is playing basketball, and plans to run track.

Briana not only excels in sports, she is a 4.0 student and has always been either #1 or #2 in class ranking!

Week of Monday, November 2, 2015


Abby Hoskins is a Senior at Caledonia High School.  She is a football manager for the high school football team.  Abby is also a gymnast.  She's just as beautiful on the inside as she is on the outside.  She has tons of school spirit, she's a wonderful friend, an accomplished student, and Abby is a great person to be around!