Roxbury High School senior Alexis Smith was named the 2017 NJSIAA Scholar Athlete of the Year at a program on May 21st in Edison, NJ.
This award is given to a student who competes at a high level on a varsity sport, has a high grade point average, and exhibits outstanding school and community citizenship.
In attendance were coaches Derek Bischoff and Laura Schmidt.
More about NJSIAA:
Throughout the year, the NJSIAA honors its student-athletes, schools, coaches, and officials for their achievements, sportsmanship, and dedication to athletics. Please click on the links below to learn more.
Scholar Athlete Awards - Each year, every member school selects a senior who 1-plays a NJSIAA varsity sport, 2-possesses a cumulative grade point average of no less than 3.0, and 3-exhibits outstanding school and community citizenship, to be honored at our annual Scholar Athlete awards. Over $120,000 in scholarships is given out each year to our athletes at this prestigious event.
PHOTO ABOVE (courtesy of Roxbury High School)
- Coach Derek Bischoff, Alexis Smith, and Coach Laura Schmidt