Spirit of the Mission Awards
On behalf of the Guerin Catholic Athletic Department and our head coaches who voted, it is our honor to announce the 2016-17 Female and Male Athlete of the Year Award.
First up for the Female Athlete of the Year.
We have a senior student athlete who:
- Holds the outdoor school record in the 4X800 relay, 1600m, 3200m and 5,000m.
- Also holds the indoor school record in the 1600m, 3200m, 4X800m Relay and distance medley relay.
- 2017 Distance Medley Relay Hoosier State Champion
- 2016 3A All State in XC
- 10th place finisher at State Track Meet in the 1600m run
- Indiana XC All Star in 2016
- Individual Circle City Conference Champion
- 2x All Catholic 3200m Champion
- 2X All Catholic 4X800 Relay Champion
- 2x Most Valuable XC Runner Award Winner
- 2x Runner up in the 3200m run at Hoosier State Relay Championships
- Lead team to first ever Circle City Conference Championship and XC State Qualification in school history.
- XC and Track Captain and 4-year letter award winner
- Committed to compete for the Purdue Boilermakers in both xc and track next fall
Your 2016-17 Female Athlete of the Year is Megan Slamkowski!
Next up is your Male Athlete of the Year.
A Senior student athlete who:
- Earned 9 varsity letters in competing in boys’ basketball, golf and football during his Guerin Catholic experience
- Selected Team Captain in basketball and golf
- A key player on our 2015 State Boys Basketball Championship Team
- 5th all-time in boys’ basketball in scoring with 896 points
- holds multiple school records for free throw percentage and 3-pt shooting accuracy
- Selected 1st team Academic All-State by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association
- All Circle City Conference in Golf
- Vincennes Holiday Tournament Fellowship of Christian Athletes Character Counts recipient
- Two-time All-Hamilton County basketball selectee
- Catholic Life Committee, Student Council, DECA, Ambassador Club, Emcee of Sophomore Retreat, Altar Server, Champions Together, all while obtaining a full IB Diploma
- Member of the Indiana High School Athletic Association Student Advisory Committee Junior and Senior Year
- Co-Leader of the Knights of the Holy Temple
- Attended multiple mission trips
- Committed to continue his basketball and academic career at DePauw University in the fall while being selected in their Business Fellows program
Your 2016-17 Male of the Year is Matthew Godfrey!