Lexington Christian Academy Annual Athletic Award Winners.
Each year the Lexington Christian Academy Athletic Department gives out five major awards to deserving athletes for their leadership, character and athletic accomplishments. The awards, inspired by former athletes and coaches who demonstrated passion, excellence, and character, are an honor that every LCA student-athletes covets.
The Senior Athletic Awards are given to a senior who has participated in three seasons of athletics for each of their prior three years at LCA. Participation can include serving as a manager for one of those teams during that time. There is no minimum or maximum number of recipients each year. The recipients this year were Joseph DeFrancesco, Nathan Grimley, and Emily Schuh.
The Grace Strodel Girls Coaches Award and the Boys Coaches Award are given to a female and male student-athlete that has demonstrated the following three criteria in outstanding fashion: Athletic Ability, Leadership Qualities, and Superior Dedication in the Area of Interscholastic Competition. The Recipients this year were junior Kallan Roys, and senior Brian Callahan. Roys was an All-League recipient and captain of all three sports she played, and won the Superior Dedication Award for the soccer and softball teams. Callahan was the captain and Sportsmanship Award winner for the varsity golf team, a captain for the varsity lacrosse team where he led the team in scoring, was an EIL All-League recipient, and also earned the Superior Dedication Award this year.
The Girls Sports Award and the George Durwood Memorial Sports Award are given to a female and male student student-athlete that has demonstrated the following five criteria in outstanding fashion: Christian Character, Athletic Ability, Leadership, Scholarship, and School Citizenship. The recipients this year were Seniors Emily Schuh and Nathan Grimley. Schuh was a three-sport captain, a soccer and softball team MVP and All-League recipient for both. Grimley was also a three-sport captain, an All-League recipient for baseball and soccer, the team MVP for baseball, and the Superior Dedication winner for both the soccer and basketball teams.